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Capel PD, Giger W, Reichert P, and Wanner O (1988) Accidental input of pesticides into the Rhine River. Environmental Science and Technology 22: 992-997. Doi R, Ohno H, and Harada M (1984) Mercury in feathers of wild birds from the mercury-polluted area along the shore of the Shiranui Sea, Japan. The Science of the Total Environment 40: 155-167. Environmental Agency of Japan (1997) Our intensive efforts to overcome the tragic history of Minamata disease. Environmental Health Department, Environment Agency, Tokyo. Fanelli R, Bertoni MP, Castelli MG, etal. (1980) 2,3,7,8-

Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin toxic effects and tissue levels in animals from the contaminated area of Seveso, Italy. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 9: 569-577.

Fujiki M and Tajima S (1992) The pollution of Minamata Bay by mercury. Water Science and Technology 25: 133-140.

Garagna S, Zuccotti M, Vecchi ML, et al. (2001) Human-dominated ecosystems and restoration ecology: Seveso today. Chemosphere 43: 577-585.

Gupta RS, Sarkar A, and Kureishy TW (1991) Biodegradation and anticholinesterase activity of methyl isocyanate in the aquatic environment of Bhopal. Water Research 25: 179-183.

G├╝ttinger H and Stumm W (1992) Ecotoxicology, an analysis of the Rhine Pollution caused by the Sandoz chemical accident, 1986. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 17: 127-136.

IAEA (2006) Environmental consequences of the Chernobyl accident and their remediation: Twenty years of experience. Report of the Chernobyl Forum Expert Group 'Environment'. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2006.

Meharg AA (1994) Industrial accidents involving release of chemicals into the environment: Ecotoxicology. Environmental Technology 15: 1041-1050.

Meharg AA, Osborn D, Pain DJ, Sanchez A, and Naveso MA (1999a) Contamination of Donana food-chains after the Aznalcollar mine disaster. Environmental Pollution 105: 387-390.

Nishimura H and Okamoto T (2001) Science of Minamata Disease. Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron-sha (in Japanese).

Pain DJ, Sanchez A, and Meharg AA (1998) The Donana ecological disaster: Contamination of a world heritage estuarine marsh ecosystem with acidified pyrite mine waste. The Science of the Total Environment 222: 45-54.

Peterson CH, Rice SD, Short JW, et al. (2003) Long-term ecosystem response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Science 302: 2082-2086.

Savchenko VK(1995) Man and Biosphere Series, Vol. 16: Ecology of the Chernobyl Catastrophe: Scientific Outlines of an International Programme of Collaborative Research. Paris: UNESCO.

Singh MP and Ghosh S (1987) Bhopal gas tragedy: Model simulation of the dispersion scenario. Journal of Hazardous Materials 17: 1-22.

Taggart MA, Figuerola J, Green AJ, et al. (2006) After the Aznalcollar mine spill: Arsenic, zinc, selenium, lead and copper levels in the livers and bones of five waterfowl species. Environmental Research 100: 349-361.

Wiener JG and Spry DJ (1996) Toxicological significance of mercury in freshwater fish. In: Beyer WN, Heinz Gh, and Redmon-Norwood AW (eds.) Environmental Contaminants in Wildlife: Interpreting Tissue Concentrations, pp. 297-339. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

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