Author(s): Nriagu JO, Pacyna JM
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Abstract Calculated loading rates of trace metals into the three environmental compartments demonstrate that human activities now have major impacts on the global and regional cycles of most of the trace elements. There is significant contamination of freshwater resources and an accelerating accumulation of toxic metals in the human food chain.
This article was published in Nature
and referenced in Journal of Bioremediation & Biodegradation