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Due to reductions in winter food resources, newly sown cereal seeds have become a key component of many bird species' diets, but these seeds are often...Read more
Hundreds of recent studies have voiced concern over the negative impacts of non-target pesticides on pollinator health. However, pesticide loads are h...Read more
Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...Read more
Threats to bee pollinators such as land use change, high pesticide risk and reduced floral diet diversity are usually assessed independently, even tho...Read more
In studies on organochlorine residues in lakes of the Rift Valley, Kenya, 47% of the farms surveyed in the Nakuru catchment basin used either DDT or d...Read more
Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...Read more
The large-scale use of organochlorine compounds in insect control causes increasing concern due to their toxicity and persistance which creates enviro...Read more
While many studies have investigated non-target impacts of neonicotinoid seed treatments (NSTs), they usually take place within a single crop and focu...Read more
A Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model (LERAM) is described and evaluated using field data from a previous littoral enclosure study of the effects...Read more
Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...Read more