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Sea sponges soak up pollutants

Biomonitoring can be a great tool for measuring pollutants in marine ecosystems, but not all organisms accumulate chemicals equally. The sun sponge is being tested as a new and improved bioindicator for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Zoe RugeI have a M.S. from the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, previously working with Dr. […]

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