Frequently Asked Questions: Effects of Oil on Wildlife


Subject:
Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Mammals , Oil & Gas , Animals , Birds , Marine Mammals (Dolphins, Whales, etc.) , Wildlife Conservation, Rehabilitation, & Rescue , Waterfowl , Oil Spills , Gasoline & Oil

Description:
This FAQ addresses topics about the effect of oil on birds and marine mammals, such as toxicity, long-term effects, wildlife reproduction, and rehabilitation time for oiled birds. Provides an overview of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, which "is a joint program between the California Department of Fish and Game Office of Spill Prevention and Response and the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Wildlife Health Center," and includes network organization through the state.

Publisher:
University of California, Davis

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/owcn/faqs.html


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