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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

What environmental factor has caused the demise of vulture populations throughout South Asia?

Summary Introduction

To review:

The environmental factor that has caused the demise of vulture population throughout South Asia.

Introduction:

Pollutants can be chemically synthesized or can be the by-products or waste products of agriculture and industry. These pollutants spread through water and air to various ecosystems and disturb the function of the ecological system.

Explanation

Diclofenac is an inexpensive anti-inflammatory drug. It is used by many farmers for the treatment of infections in livestock. These drugs get accumulated in the body of the animals and are later discarded in their carcasses. The birds and vultures that feed on these carcasses are affected by this drug. The ingestion of this drug is very harmful and can even cause death...

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