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State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic

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State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic. / Routti, Heli; Atwood, Todd C.; Bechshoft, Thea; Boltunov, Andrei; Ciesielski, Tomasz M.; Desforges, Jean Pierre; Dietz, Rune; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Jenssen, Bjørn M.; Letcher, Robert J.; McKinney, Melissa A.; Morris, Adam D.; Rigét, Frank F.; Sonne, Christian; Styrishave, Bjarne; Tartu, Sabrina.

I: Science of the Total Environment, Bind 664, 10.05.2019, s. 1063-1083.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisReviewForskningpeer review

Harvard

Routti, H, Atwood, TC, Bechshoft, T, Boltunov, A, Ciesielski, TM, Desforges, JP, Dietz, R, Gabrielsen, GW, Jenssen, BM, Letcher, RJ, McKinney, MA, Morris, AD, Rigét, FF, Sonne, C, Styrishave, B & Tartu, S 2019, 'State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic', Science of the Total Environment, bind 664, s. 1063-1083. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.030

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Routti, H., Atwood, T. C., Bechshoft, T., Boltunov, A., Ciesielski, T. M., Desforges, J. P., Dietz, R., Gabrielsen, G. W., Jenssen, B. M., Letcher, R. J., McKinney, M. A., Morris, A. D., Rigét, F. F., Sonne, C., Styrishave, B., & Tartu, S. (2019). State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic. Science of the Total Environment, 664, 1063-1083. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.030

CBE

Routti H, Atwood TC, Bechshoft T, Boltunov A, Ciesielski TM, Desforges JP, Dietz R, Gabrielsen GW, Jenssen BM, Letcher RJ, McKinney MA, Morris AD, Rigét FF, Sonne C, Styrishave B, Tartu S. 2019. State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic. Science of the Total Environment. 664:1063-1083. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.030

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Vancouver

Routti H, Atwood TC, Bechshoft T, Boltunov A, Ciesielski TM, Desforges JP o.a. State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic. Science of the Total Environment. 2019 maj 10;664:1063-1083. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.030

Author

Routti, Heli ; Atwood, Todd C. ; Bechshoft, Thea ; Boltunov, Andrei ; Ciesielski, Tomasz M. ; Desforges, Jean Pierre ; Dietz, Rune ; Gabrielsen, Geir W. ; Jenssen, Bjørn M. ; Letcher, Robert J. ; McKinney, Melissa A. ; Morris, Adam D. ; Rigét, Frank F. ; Sonne, Christian ; Styrishave, Bjarne ; Tartu, Sabrina. / State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic. I: Science of the Total Environment. 2019 ; Bind 664. s. 1063-1083.

Bibtex

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title = "State of knowledge on current exposure, fate and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic",
abstract = "The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is among the Arctic species exposed to the highest concentrations of long-range transported bioaccumulative contaminants, such as halogenated organic compounds and mercury. Contaminant exposure is considered to be one of the largest threats to polar bears after the loss of their Arctic sea ice habitat due to climate change. The aim of this review is to provide a comprehensive summary of current exposure, fate, and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic required by the Circumpolar Action Plan for polar bear conservation. Overall results suggest that legacy persistent organic pollutants (POPs) including polychlorinated biphenyls, chlordanes and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), followed by other perfluoroalkyl compounds (e.g. carboxylic acids, PFCAs) and brominated flame retardants, are still the main compounds in polar bears. Concentrations of several legacy POPs that have been banned for decades in most parts of the world have generally declined in polar bears. Current spatial trends of contaminants vary widely between compounds and recent studies suggest increased concentrations of both POPs and PFCAs in certain sub populations. Correlative held studies, supported by in vitro studies, suggest that contaminant exposure disrupts circulating levels of thyroid hormones and lipid metabolism, and alters neurochemistry in polar bears. Additionally, field and in vitro studies and risk assessments indicate the potential for adverse impacts to polar bear immune functions from exposure to certain contaminants. (C) 2019 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
keywords = "Emerging compounds, Mercury, Persistent organic pollutants, PFAS, Pollutant, Ursus maritimus, ENDOCRINE-DISRUPTING CHEMICALS, POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES PFASS, PEAS, 3 DECADES 1983-2010, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, SOUTHERN BEAUFORT SEA, PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS, GLOBAL EMISSION INVENTORIES, POLYBROMINATED DIPHENYL ETHERS, CHLORINATED-HYDROCARBON CONTAMINANTS, LONG-RANGE TRANSPORT",
author = "Heli Routti and Atwood, {Todd C.} and Thea Bechshoft and Andrei Boltunov and Ciesielski, {Tomasz M.} and Desforges, {Jean Pierre} and Rune Dietz and Gabrielsen, {Geir W.} and Jenssen, {Bj{\o}rn M.} and Letcher, {Robert J.} and McKinney, {Melissa A.} and Morris, {Adam D.} and Rig{\'e}t, {Frank F.} and Christian Sonne and Bjarne Styrishave and Sabrina Tartu",
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AU - Routti, Heli

AU - Atwood, Todd C.

AU - Bechshoft, Thea

AU - Boltunov, Andrei

AU - Ciesielski, Tomasz M.

AU - Desforges, Jean Pierre

AU - Dietz, Rune

AU - Gabrielsen, Geir W.

AU - Jenssen, Bjørn M.

AU - Letcher, Robert J.

AU - McKinney, Melissa A.

AU - Morris, Adam D.

AU - Rigét, Frank F.

AU - Sonne, Christian

AU - Styrishave, Bjarne

AU - Tartu, Sabrina

PY - 2019/5/10

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N2 - The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is among the Arctic species exposed to the highest concentrations of long-range transported bioaccumulative contaminants, such as halogenated organic compounds and mercury. Contaminant exposure is considered to be one of the largest threats to polar bears after the loss of their Arctic sea ice habitat due to climate change. The aim of this review is to provide a comprehensive summary of current exposure, fate, and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic required by the Circumpolar Action Plan for polar bear conservation. Overall results suggest that legacy persistent organic pollutants (POPs) including polychlorinated biphenyls, chlordanes and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), followed by other perfluoroalkyl compounds (e.g. carboxylic acids, PFCAs) and brominated flame retardants, are still the main compounds in polar bears. Concentrations of several legacy POPs that have been banned for decades in most parts of the world have generally declined in polar bears. Current spatial trends of contaminants vary widely between compounds and recent studies suggest increased concentrations of both POPs and PFCAs in certain sub populations. Correlative held studies, supported by in vitro studies, suggest that contaminant exposure disrupts circulating levels of thyroid hormones and lipid metabolism, and alters neurochemistry in polar bears. Additionally, field and in vitro studies and risk assessments indicate the potential for adverse impacts to polar bear immune functions from exposure to certain contaminants. (C) 2019 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

AB - The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is among the Arctic species exposed to the highest concentrations of long-range transported bioaccumulative contaminants, such as halogenated organic compounds and mercury. Contaminant exposure is considered to be one of the largest threats to polar bears after the loss of their Arctic sea ice habitat due to climate change. The aim of this review is to provide a comprehensive summary of current exposure, fate, and potential health effects of contaminants in polar bears from the circumpolar Arctic required by the Circumpolar Action Plan for polar bear conservation. Overall results suggest that legacy persistent organic pollutants (POPs) including polychlorinated biphenyls, chlordanes and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), followed by other perfluoroalkyl compounds (e.g. carboxylic acids, PFCAs) and brominated flame retardants, are still the main compounds in polar bears. Concentrations of several legacy POPs that have been banned for decades in most parts of the world have generally declined in polar bears. Current spatial trends of contaminants vary widely between compounds and recent studies suggest increased concentrations of both POPs and PFCAs in certain sub populations. Correlative held studies, supported by in vitro studies, suggest that contaminant exposure disrupts circulating levels of thyroid hormones and lipid metabolism, and alters neurochemistry in polar bears. Additionally, field and in vitro studies and risk assessments indicate the potential for adverse impacts to polar bear immune functions from exposure to certain contaminants. (C) 2019 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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KW - SOUTHERN BEAUFORT SEA

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KW - POLYBROMINATED DIPHENYL ETHERS

KW - CHLORINATED-HYDROCARBON CONTAMINANTS

KW - LONG-RANGE TRANSPORT

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