May 13, 2022 / Modified may 19, 2022 4:04 p.m.

Episode 323: Measuring pollutants that are contaminating indigenous communities

People living in villages far from the beaten path are experiencing adverse health effects from environmental pollution.

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Mike McIntyre

Arizona Science

Episode 323: Measuring pollutants that are contaminating indigenous communities

NPR

People living in villages far from the beaten path are experiencing adverse health effects from environmental pollution. University of Arizona health sciences researcher Frank von Hippel talks about tracking down sources of contamination causing higher rates of cancer in tribal areas.

Frank von Hippel spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph. D. Regents professor emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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