Green light for plan to save the Arctic

Park, Penny
June 1991
New Scientist;6/22/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1774, p13
Announces that a pledge has been signed by the eight nations that ring the Arctic to work together to save the Arctic environment. Adoption of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy; The problems which will be addressed; Comment by Tom Siddon, the Canadian Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development; Working to identify sources and pathways of toxic chemicals such as DDT and PCBs; Levels of PCBs in the breast milk of Inuit women compared to women in Quebec.


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