Research and analysis

Post mortem study of otters in England and Wales 1992 to 2003

This project examined the bodies of otters found dead and looked for contamination by a range of pesticides.


Post mortem study of otters in England and Wales 1992-2003

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Post mortem studies of otter carcasses collected in England and Operations since 1992 reveal that the otter population is healthy and expanding, but there is still evidence of widespread contamination of the food chain by pollutants that have been banned.

Published 1 March 2007