“Superchemicals: A Threat to People, Otters, and Other Wildlife”

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Marine & Environmental Research Institute
55 Main st, Blue Hill, Maine, 04614

Swedish wildlife toxicologist Dr. Anna Roos, Curator in the Department of Environmental Health and Monitoring at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm. Her talk investigates the hazards posed to wildlife and humans by highly fluorinated, stain-and water-resistant (Teflon) chemicals used in everyday consume products – take out containers, stain-proof carpets and coating on non-stick cooking pans.

All lectures are free and open to the public. They start at 6:00 pm with a 5:30pm reception for the speaker at the MERI Center For Environmental Studies, 55 Main Street. Blue Hill. Seating is limited so please arrive on time.

For more information, please visit the Institute online at www.meriresearch.org, e-mail info@meriresearch.org or call 207-374-2135. Media contact: Veronica Young

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