The issue of
contaminants, both in the environment as well as in country foods, has
been a concern for people of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region for a
number of years. While many studies have been carried out in the past 20
years the reports have often been difficult to find or interpret.
solve that problem, the FJMC commissioned Colin Macdonald of Northern
Environmental Consulting to review recent studies and prepare a summary
of the status of three classes of contaminants in the ISR:
persistent organic pollutants, metals and radionuclides.
Keep in mind
that the report is approximately 65 pages long so that it may take some
time to download.