SSF-Svalbard Science Forum
TRANSPORT VIA OCEAN CURRENTS OF HUMAN PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON MARINE BIOTA IN THE EUROPEAN ARCTIC.
The increased use and large disposal volumes of pharmaceuticals in Europe has raised concern about their impacts in marine ecosystems. Though pharmaceuticals undergo degradation, some compounds can escape through sewage treatment and remain in the environment over time.
The Arctic is particularl...