Livestock wastes as a source of estrogens and their effects on wildlife of Manko tidal flat, Okinawa.

@article{Tashiro2003LivestockWA,
  title={Livestock wastes as a source of estrogens and their effects on wildlife of Manko tidal flat, Okinawa.},
  author={Yutaka Tashiro and Akihiro Takemura and Haruhiko Fujii and Kaneshi Takahira and Yasuhiro Nakanishi},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 1-6},
  pages={143-7}
}
The Manko tidal flat in the southern part of Okinawa Island is an important visiting and wintering area for migratory birds and was added to the Ramsar Convention Register of Wetlands in 1999. This area used to be an inlet extending to the inner part of Naha Port, but recent reclamation projects have restricted its connection to the East China Sea. As is typical in rural regions of subtropical islands, the inhabitants in the Manko basin raise livestock, especially pigs, without employing… CONTINUE READING