Tristan Burgess

Tristan Burgess

Apr 01, 2020

Group 6 Copy 376
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Many species of wildlife are exposed to lead in the environment, sometimes with devastating consequences. Some impacts are highly visible and well-documented, but many lesser-known species may be heavily impacted by lead poisoning too. Active surveillance is used to minimize the harms of lead poisoning, particularly in children. We aim to develop a system of active surveillance for lead poisoning in wildlife based on wildlife rehabilitation patients and hunter-harvested waterfowl.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Discovering the ants of Singapore

The vast majority of invertebrates remain undiscovered and understudied. This is especially true for Singapore...

Fauna of the Floating Islands: a study of the floating seaweed, Sargassum

The ongoing international effort to protect the Sargasso Sea ecosystem in the NW Atlantic is hampered by limited...

Conservation Efforts to Protect Endangered Turtles of Sulawesi

Sulawesi, Indonesia, is home to many species found nowhere else on Earth. Although rich in biodiversity, Sulawesi...

Backer Badge Funded