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Scientists have been monitoring the polar bear for contaminants in East Greenland over the past 30 years. They are worried by the findings of bioaccumulated perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the brain. Photo: Rune Dietz, Aarhus University.

2013.07.23 | Public/media, Arctic Research Centre

ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS ENTER THE BRAIN TISSUE OF POLAR BEARS

Scientists from Denmark and Canada are worried by their new findings showing that several bioaccumulative perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are crossing the blood brain barrier of polar bears from Scoresby Sound, East Greenland.

Medlem af Naalakkersuisut for Uddannelse, Forskning og Nordiske Anliggender, Nick Nielsen, og Danmarks Minister for Forskning, Innovation og Videregående Uddannelser, Morten Østergaard, sammen med HKH Kronprins Frederik i Zackenberg. Foto: Peter Bondo Christensen
Nick Nielsen takker Aage V. Jensens Fonde for overdragelse af forskningsstationen i Daneborg. Bagved i billedet står Leif Skov, bestyrelsesformand for Aage V. Jensens Fonde. Foto: Peter Bondo Christensen

2013.07.05 | Arctic Research Centre, Environment, climate and energy

Klimaforskningen i Arktis styrkes

Forskningsstationer doneret af VILLUM Fonden og Aage V. Jensens Fonde officielt overdraget til Grønlands Selvstyre og Aarhus Universitet i Nordøstgrønland.

2013.07.01 | Arctic Research Centre, Environment, climate and energy

Grønlandsk forskningsstation indviet med piskesmæld

Hans Kongelige Højhed Kronprins Frederik åbnede ny forskningsstation i Nordøstgrønland med hundepisk og champagne