Belugas, climate, mercury and cancer

Overall, the beluga whale population in the Arctic is robust and healthy, reported Stephen Raverty, a veterinary pathologist with the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and the University of British Columbia who has long studied belugas, at the AAAS meeting.

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Harvey Leifert

Leifert is a freelance science writer based in Bethesda, Md.

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 02:00