The topic I choose for final paper is Mercury contamination in fish and public health.
The paper for this topic I will write about harm of mercury, how it affects fish and human, and how it changes environment.
The title maybe Eating mercury.
Mercury contamination in fish is a serious problem in Northeastern United States. This report collect data with some suggestions.
Lepak, J. M., Shayler, H. A., Kraft, C. E., & Knuth, B. A. (n.d.). BioScience. Retrieved April 17, 2016, from http://bioscience.oxfordjournals.org/content/59/2/174.full
This article is a review of Mercury contamination in fish and public health aspects. It generally states how this problem important and serious by now, and it also offers some great examples.
Ramin, N., Ebrahim, N. Gholam, K, & Inteaz, A. (2005). Mercury Contamination in Fish and Public Health Aspects: A Review [Review of website Pakistan Journal of Nutrition]. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 4(5), 276-281. Retrieved April 17, 2016, from http://www.pjbs.org/pjnonline/fin337.pdf
The article states the situation of mercury contamination in fish in America. It includes some data and activities which how to improve in America.
Mahaffey, K. R. (n.d.). Mercury Exposure: Medical and Public Health Issues. Retrieved April 17, 2016, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1473138/
The article is a view from local fisher in California, and it give us a desecration of mercury contamination in fish. It also includes some data of consumers who bought fish, and how to prevent to eat this type of fish.
Lichterman,, J., Norris, S., & VanDerslice, J. (2008, August). Fish Contamination: Environment and Health at Risk [Review]. Perspectives, 3(1). Retrieved April 17, 2016, from http://www.healthresearchforaction.org/sites/default/files/PDF_PERSPECTIVES_Fish_FNL_0.pdf
It states common issues of mercury contamination in fish, and explained to know the reasons why it happens. There are data about how much fish each states caught, and Expenditures from fish.
Lichterman,, J., Norris, S., & VanDerslice, J. (2008, August). Fish Contamination: Environment and Health at Risk [Review]. Health Research for Action, 3(1). Retrieved April 17, 2016, from http://www.healthresearchforaction.org/sites/default/files/PDF_PERSPECTIVES_Fish_FNL_0.pdf