New book on anticoagulant rodenticides and wildlife published

This new book consists of 14 chapters covering all aspects of the interactions between anticoagulant rodenticides and wildlife. It is a state-of-the-art comprehensive and authoritative overview of the scientific advancements in the assessment of exposure, effects and risks that currently used rodenticides may pose to non-target organisms in the environment.  The book was co-edited by Richard Shore who is the Principal Investigator for the PBMS, along with colleagues from Canada, the Netherlands and the USA.  Richard lead-authored a chapter in the book on primary exposure in wildlife and there is also an excellent chapter on secondary exposure (which is relevant to the PBMS’s work on barn owls) by Jhon López-Perea and Rafa Mateo.

The citation for the book is: Van den Brink, N.W., Elliott, J.E., Shore, R.F., Rattner, B.A. (eds.). 2018.  Anticoagulant rodenticides and wildlife. Springer International Publishing, pp 398. ISBN: 978-3-319-64377-9, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64377-9

The chapters on primary and secondary exposure are:

Shore, R.F. & Courdassier, M. 2018. Primary exposure and effects in non-target animals. In Anticoagulant rodenticides and wildlife. (eds. N.W.  Van den Brink, J.E. Elliott, R.F. Shore and B.A. Rattner, B.A.). Springer International Publishing, pp. 135-157.  ISBN: 978-3-319-64377-9, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64377-9

López-Perea J. & Mateo, R. 2018. Secondary exposure to anticoagulant rodenticides and effects on predators. In Anticoagulant rodenticides and wildlife. (eds. N.W.  Van den Brink, J.E. Elliott, R.F. Shore and B.A. Rattner, B.A.). Springer International Publishing, pp. 158-194.  ISBN: 978-3-319-64377-9, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64377-9

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