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  • Nuclear reprocessing-related radiocarbon (14C) uptake in UK marine mammals 

    Tierney KM; Muir GKP; Cook GT; Heymans JJ; MacKinnon G; Howe JA; Xu S; Brownlow A; Davison NJ; ten Doeschate M; Deaville R (2017)
    To evaluate the transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14C) to top predators in the UK marine environment, 14C activities were examined in stranded marine mammals. All samples of harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) ...
  • PCB pollution continues to impact populations of orcas and other dolphins in European waters 

    Jepson PD; Deaville R; Barber JL; Aguilar A; Borrell A; Murphy S; Barry J; Brownlow A; Barnett J; Berrow S; Cunningham AA; Davison NJ; ten Doeschate M; Esteban R; Ferreira M; Foote AD; Genov T; Gimenez J; Loveridge J; Llavona A; Martin V; Maxwell DL; Papachlimitzou A; Penrose R; Perkins MW; Smith B; de Stephanis R; Tregenza N; Verborgh P; Fernandez A; Law RJ (2016)
    Organochlorine (OC) pesticides and the more persistent polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have well-established dose-dependent toxicities to birds, fish and mammals in experimental studies, but the actual impact of OC ...