Bottlenose dolphins in the florida coastal everglades have higher concentrations of mercury than any other populations in the world.
An example, which has received increasing attention, is the relationship between sulfur and mercury and its accumulation in fish and other wildlife as well as.
Over 4000 km2 are contaminated with mercury and the everglades has some of the highest observed mercury levels in fish for the us [1,54. Mercury in everglades peat can be recycled back into the ecosystem by natural processes, mercury is being supplied to the everglades in stormwater runoff,. Mercury studies in the florida everglades by david p krabbenhoft background publicconcemforwildlifeandhumanhealth problems due to mercury (hg).
Mercury in the everglades everglades background information: established in 1947 on 14 million acres in southwest florida sunny, semi-tropical swamp.