Toxic gulls: Quebec's contaminated bird colony offers clues about flame retardants

Bienkowski, Brian

Publisher:  Environmental Health News
Date Written:  02/09/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16963

Research on Deslauriers and in Canadian laboratories indicates that flame retardants are altering birds’ thyroid hormones, reducing their clutch sizes, damaging their eggs, changing their behavior, shifting their gender ratio toward males and weakening their bones.

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