High metal levels found in Queensland turtle blood

13 Feb 2017

Cobalt, a naturally occurring mineral that can also be an environmental pollutant, has been recorded in the blood of Queensland turtles at potentially harmful levels

Researcher C. Alex Villa from the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Services (QAEHS) – a partnership between The University of Queensland and Queensland Health – was lead author of a study on metals in coastal green sea turtles.


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