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Toxins in the Food Chain

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Environmental Impacts

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Environmental Impacts, Pesticide Action Network, "When chemicals that are designed to kill are introduced into delicately balanced ecosystems, they can set damage in motion that reverberates throu READ MORE
http://www.panna.org/issues/persistent-poisons/environmental-impacts

Pesticides spark broad biodiversity loss

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Pesticides spark broad biodiversity loss, By Sharon Oosthoek, 17 June 2013, Nature Magazine, "Agricultural chemicals affect invertebrates in streams and soil, even at 'safe' levels." Visit the w READ MORE
http://www.nature.com/news/pesticides-spark-broad-biodiversity-loss-1....

Pesticides Decimate Biodiversity

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Pesticides Decimate Biodiversity, By Chris Palmer, June 19, 2013, The Scientist Magazine, "Agricultural pesticides, even when used at levels considered safe, can cause devastating losses of inve READ MORE
http://www.the-scientist.com/...

Pesticides Significantly Reduce Biodiversity in Aquatic Environments

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Pesticides Significantly Reduce Biodiversity in Aquatic Environments, June 17, 2013, Science Daily, "The pesticides, many of which are currently used in Europe and Australia, are responsible for READ MORE
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617160752.htm

How Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification of Pollutants is Affecting Our Food Sup...

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How Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification of Pollutants is Affecting Our Food Supply, By CWanamaker, Very good explanation and graphic explaining how toxins enter the food chain, resulting in bioac READ MORE
http://cwanamaker.hubpages.com/hub/Bioaccumulation-and-Biomagnificatio...

Biomagnification

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Biomagnification, NOAA.gov, Along with good information on toxins and how they get into the food chain, there is an interactive activity you can check out. READ MORE
http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/edu/learning/player/lesson13/l13la1.html

Mercury In River Moves Into Terrestrial Food Chain Through Spiders Fed To Baby B...

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Mercury In River Moves Into Terrestrial Food Chain Through Spiders Fed To Baby Birds, April 20, 2008, Science Daily, "Songbirds feeding near the contaminated South River are showing high levels o READ MORE
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/080417175221.htm

Biomagnification: how DDT becomes concentrated as it passes through a food chain

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Biomagnification: how DDT becomes concentrated as it passes through a food chain, John W. Kimball, Kimball's Biology Pages, The illustration on this page "shows how DDT becomes concentrated in th READ MORE
http://www.biology-pages.info/D/DDTandTrophicLevels.html

Biomagnification.jpg

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Biomagnification.jpg Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership Good image that shows how the level of PCB's increase in tissue levels of organisms in the marine food chain. READ MORE
http://www.bofep.org/Publications/Fundy%20issues/biomagnification.jpg

Biological Magnification Explained with Diagram

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Biological Magnification Explained with Diagram TutorVista.com Visit the website for the article and diagram. READ MORE
http://www.tutorvista.com/content/biology/biology-iv/ecosystem/biologi...

What Is Biological Magnification?

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What Is Biological Magnification?, Written by Daniel Liden, Wisegeek.com, "Biological magnification, also known as biomagnification or bioamplification, explains why a substance appears in higher READ MORE
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-biological-magnification.htm

Food Webs - Real-life applications

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Food Webs - Real-life applications, ScienceClarified.com, An article on keystone species, indicator species, indicating toxins, bioaccumulation, biomagnification, and more. READ MORE
http://www.scienceclarified.com/everyday/Real-Life-Physics-Vol-3-Biolo...

How Does Biological Magnification Occur?

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How Does Biological Magnification Occur?, By SamuelRipley, eHow Contributor, "Biological magnification, also known as biomagnification, occurs as a buildup of chemical contaminants in a food chain READ MORE
http://www.ehow.com/about_6383891_biological-magnification-occur_.html

What are Biomagnified Pollutants?

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What are Biomagnified Pollutants?, Written by S.E. Smith, WiseGeek.com, "Biomagnified pollutants are pollutants which become more concentrated as they move up the food chain, becoming much more i READ MORE
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-biomagnified-pollutants.htm

Biomagnification

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Biomagnification Wikipedia.org Biomagnification, also known as bioamplification or biological magnification, is the increase in concentration of a substance, such as the pesticide DDT, that occu READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomagnification

Bioaccumulation

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Bioaccumulation Wikipedia.org Bioaccumulation refers to the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides, or other organic chemicals in an organism. Visit the website for the article. READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioaccumulation
Biomagnification is the increased concentration of substances like pesticides that occur in a food chain.
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