Publication of short case studies in which pesticides have impacted bird populations

Richard Shore from the PBMS, and Mark Taggart from the University of the Highlands and Islands have recently published an opinion article that outlines how organochlorine pesticides affected raptor populations in Britain and diclofenac impacted vultures in south-east Asia.

The publication (Shore, R.F., Taggart, M.A. 2019. Population level impacts of chemical contaminants on apex avian species. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health 11 65–70) can be accessed at  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2019.06.007.

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