A dangerous pesticide isn't being monitored in key bird of prey populations - we're shedding light on that gap
By Arjun Amar, Associate Professor , FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town
Chevonne Reynolds, Senior Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand
Kailen Padayachee, PhD Candidate, FitzPatrick Institute, University of Cape Town and Research Fellow, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand
DDT accumulates in wildlife and magnifies up the food chain. Birds of prey occupy the top of these food chains in various ecosystems.
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- Sunday, December 4, 2022