Joshua Grubbs

Joshua Grubbs

Sep 04, 2017

Group 6 Copy 165
-7
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    A state of emergency has been declared in Madre de Dios, Peru due to high levels of mercury (Hg) exposure as a result of gold mining in the region. Hg toxicity has a plethora of devastating neurological and cognitive effects that can ravage vulnerable communities. The goal of this project is to reduce Hg levels in mothers and children through education and the construction of high antioxidant food baskets of locally acquired foods.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    A Bird's-eye View of Frog Habitats: Using a Drone to Survey Wetlands

    I study vulnerable frog species that inhabit human-constructed wetlands in the Grand River Grasslands of...

    A New Kakapo Breeding Site?

    The iconic kakapo is a flightless, nocturnal parrot endemic to New Zealand. More breeding territories are...

    Performance-enhancing substances: How do male black widows use chemical cues to gain a competitive advantage?

    For a male black widow spider, life is a series of deadly challenges. He must first make a dangerous...

    Backer Badge Funded