Carpet shell clams reveal high levels of pollution in several coastal lagoons in Tunisia

Carpet shell clams reveal high levels of pollution in several coastal lagoons in Tunisia


Yellow clam shells. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Transitional waters, those situated between land and the sea, such as lagoons and estuaries, are more exposed to human activity and these waters are slowly refreshed, meaning that their ecosystems are more vulnerable to pollution. Also, there is evidence for the relationship between a rise in temperature and a greater level of pollution…

Read Full Article, PhysOrg (06-16-2020)

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