Faroe Islands: Message From the Sea


Subject:
Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Industries , Country Studies by Continent , Whaling , Mercury , Europe

Description:
Companion website to a 2007 PBS Frontline World program about a "landmark 20-year study of Faroese children [that] has found that high levels of methyl mercury and other contaminants in the whale meat are harmful to a child's neurological development." Provides background about the Faroe Islands (a "self-governing protectorate of Denmark") and its history of whale hunting, whaling policy, mercury, and related topics. Also includes a photo essay and sound clips of Faroese music.

Publisher:
WGBH

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/faroe605/


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