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Researchers find heavy metals in Michigan turtles

Jun 14, 2016

A recent study published in Environmental Monitoring and Assessments finds turtles are getting doses of heavy metals such as lead and copper.

Matt Cooper is one of the co-authors of this study. He’s a research scientist at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin.

Cooper joined us on Stateside to talk about the findings.

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Matt Cooper is an aquatic ecologist and research scientist at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin.