Radioactivité Caesium 137 radioactivity in chest muscles of Woodcocks (Scolopax rusticola) that have been killed in Italy after Tchernobyl catastrophe (1986)

May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019 FACE

Because of the risk of contamineted meat by the radioactive fall out (Cs 137), this project was important for the public health and for hunters in particular. From all reagion in Italy, hunters contributed to provide the University of Genoa with chest muscles samples from their preys. Club della Beccaccia also offered an economic support.

Country: Italy
Starting date: 1986
Species: Woodcock (Scolopax Rusticola)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Migratory species
Type of actions: Communication, public healt

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