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Environment & Climate Change

Researchers find heavy metals in Michigan turtles

A recent study published in Environmental Monitoring and Assessments finds turtles are getting doses of heavy metals such as lead and copper.

Matt Cooper is one of the co-authors of this study. He’s a research scientist at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin.

Cooper joined us on Stateside to talk about the findings.

GUEST Matt Cooper is an aquatic ecologist and research scientist at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin.

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