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    • High concentrations of persistent organic pollutants in adult killer whales (Orcinus orca) and a foetus stranded in Ireland 

      Schlingermann, Moira; Berrow, Simon; Craig, Darren; McHugh, Brendan; Marrinan, Michael; O'Brien, Joanne; O'Connor, Ian; Ryan, Conor; Mudzatsi, Engelbert; White, Philip (Elsevier Ltd., 2019-10-29)
      Bio-accumulation of persistent organic pollutants including polychlorinatedbiphenyls (PCBs), brominated flame retardants and organochlorine pesticides continue to be of major concern for marine apex predators such as killer ...
    • Legacy and emerging contaminants in common guillemot Uria aalge eggs in Ireland and Wales 

      Power, Andrew; White, Philip; McHugh, Brendan; McGovern, Evin; Murphy, Sinéad; Berrow, Simon; Schlingermann, Moira; Gately, Cillian; Tannian, Marissa; Newton, Stephen; Crowley, Denis; O'Hea, Linda; Boyle, Brian; O'Connor, Ian (Elsevier Ltd, 2021-06-12)
      Guillemot eggs from multiple Irish colonies and one Welsh colony were analysed for legacy pollutants such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and other organochlorine compounds (OCs), ...
    • Persistent pollutants in fresh and abandoned eggs of Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) and Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) in Ireland 

      Power, Andrew; White, Philip; McHugh, Brendan; Berrow, Simon; Schlingermann, Moira; McKeown, Aaron; Cabot, David; Tannian, Marissa; Newton, Stephen; McGovern, Evin; Murphy, Sinéad; Crowley, Denis; O'Hea, Linda; Boyle, Brian; O'Connor, Ian (Elsevier Ltd, 2-05-03)
      Higher levels of persistent pollutants (Σ16PCB, Σ6PBDE, ΣHCH, ΣDDT, ΣCHL) were detected in fresh eggs of Common Terns Sterna hirundo from Rockabill Island near Dublin (Ireland's industrialised capital city) compared to ...