global pollutants are bio-accumulating through the food web and are widely found in all major river systems and oceans.


Pollution Prevention

Global Pollutants

We now know that man-made pollutants are moved around the planet on air and water currents, in vessels, in products and in all species.

Over four decades ago scientists went to the artic looking for an unpolluted reference site, instead they found the artic to be a global sink for pollutants.

Broad trends can be found at:

Community monitoring through the bucket brigade can be found at Global Community Monitoring.