Tag Archives: metal exposure

Myotis daubentonii can serve as an integrative bioindicator for changes in metal exposure

Many bats species are worldwide endangered due to loss of habitats (e.g., deforestation), new diseases (e.g., White Nose Syndrome) and pollutants in the environment (e.g., pesticides). Beside pesticides like DDT or Lindane metals are one of the

Hair analysis as a novel method for the non-destructive and non-invasive monitoring of metal exposure in bats

As a result of human activities, many wild organisms are exposed to increased concentrations of metals in their environment. Urbanized areas are typically more polluted than remote areas due to enhanced emissions of metals mainly by traffic