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Marine debris ingestion in loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta, from the Western Mediterranean.
Marine debris represents an important threat for sea turtles, but information on this topic is scarce in some areas, such as the Mediterranean sea. This paper quantifies marine debris ingestion in 54Expand
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A Review of the Effects of Agricultural and Industrial Contamination on the Ebro Delta Biota and Wildlife
The Ebro delta (NE Spain) is a 320 km2 wetland area ofinternational importance for conservation. The area is devotedto rice farming and receives large amounts of pesticides.Industrial pollutants areExpand
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Heavy Metals in Livers of Waterbirds from Spain
  • R. Mateo, R. Guitart
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Archives of environmental contamination and…
  • 1 April 2003
Wetlands tend to accumulate heavy metals from local sources, such as Pb shot used for waterfowl hunting, and from regional sources, such as atmospheric deposition and riverine or marine inputs. WeExpand
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High Prevalences of Lead Poisoning in Wintering Waterfowl in Spain
Abstract. Some Mediterranean wetlands are found between the areas with the highest prevalence of lead pellet exposure for waterfowl in the world. To assess the situation in Spain, availability ofExpand
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Animal poisoning in Europe. Part 3: Wildlife.
This review article is the third in a series on animal poisoning in Europe and represents a collation of published and non-published wildlife poisoning data from Belgium, France, Greece, Italy andExpand
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Lead shot ingestion by marsh harriers Circus aeruginosus from the Ebro delta, Spain
Breeding marsh harriers disappeared from the Ebro delta in the 1980s. Although marsh harrier breeding populations have recently increased in other wetlands of NE Spain, recolonization by breedingExpand
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Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction and gas exchange during exercise in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) studied at rest, nifedipine releases hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction (HPV) and worsens gas exchange. During exercise, this drug lowersExpand
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Ventilation-perfusion mismatching in acute severe asthma: effects of salbutamol and 100% oxygen.
Ventilation-perfusion (VA/Q) relationships and gas exchange were studied by the multiple inert gas technique in 19 patients admitted to hospital with acute severe asthma (FEV1 41% predicted) beforeExpand
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Animal poisoning in Europe. Part 1: Farm livestock and poultry.
The lack of a reference Veterinary Poison Control Centre for the European Union (EU) means that clinicians find it difficult to obtain information on poisoning episodes. This three-part reviewExpand
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Persistent organochlorine contaminants in eggs of northern goshawk and Eurasian buzzard from northeastern Spain: temporal trends related to changes in the diet.
Persistent organochlorine compounds (pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls) were determined in 24 northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) and eight Eurasian buzzard (Buteo buteo) samples of eggsExpand
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