Metals in liver and kidneys and the effects of chronic exposure to pyrite mine pollution in the shrew Crocidura russula inhabiting the protected wetland of Doñana.

Historically impacted by anthropogenic activities, the nature reserve of Doñana (SW Spain) was affected by an unprecedented spillage of mud and acidic water from the Aznalcóllar pyrite mine in April 1998. Although several studies have addressed the influence of this spill on soils, water, and biota, there is little information on mammals, especially… CONTINUE READING