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Old 02-16-2010, 07:57 PM   #1
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Default Even at Sublethal Levels, Pesticides May Slow the Recovery of Wild Salmon Populations

Even at Sublethal Levels, Pesticides May Slow the Recovery of Wild Salmon Populations
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Dec. 17, 2009

Even at sublethal levels, pesticides may slow the recovery of wild salmon populations
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Biologists determined that short-term, seasonal exposure to pesticides in rivers and basins may limit the growth and size of wild salmon populations. In addition to the widespread deterioration of salmon habitats, these findings suggest that exposure to commonly used pesticides may further inhibit the recovery of threatened or endangered populations.
"Major efforts are currently underway to restore...
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Old 02-17-2010, 01:47 AM   #2
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Well then... this shouldn't be rocket science. We have observable effects so maybe somebody better put this to the EPA... they approved the original environmental risk assessment that set the sublethal level in the first place.
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