Some organsism are unable to remove certain compounds from their systems; as a result, these compounds start to accumulate and gather. This can have some serious consequences if the organism is part of a food chain. Today, you will learn about some of the consequences of bioaccumulation.
Keywords to know
- bioaccumulation, biomagnification, keystone species, PCB, POP, bioremediation
- Textbook p92-99
- Workbook p33, 37