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Why is mercury in fish on the rise?
2 doctors weighed in

In brief: Pollutants
More than likely it is due to pollution of the water supply.

In brief: Pollutants
More than likely it is due to pollution of the water supply.
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
In brief: Likely pollutants.
Because of the chemical wastes dumped into rivers and lakes, etc.
For many decades, there is more mercury in fish. Also, there are many more fishing vessels catching more fish in the world, so there is more exposure to mercury. Still anotyer reason is due to fish at the top of the food chain eating others and concentrating mercury in them.

In brief: Likely pollutants.
Because of the chemical wastes dumped into rivers and lakes, etc.
For many decades, there is more mercury in fish. Also, there are many more fishing vessels catching more fish in the world, so there is more exposure to mercury. Still anotyer reason is due to fish at the top of the food chain eating others and concentrating mercury in them.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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