Libby leads the Wildlife Incident Unit and the interpretation and reporting of suspected pesticide poisoning incidents, which is part of the Health and Safety Executive's Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS).
The WIIS has two objectives:
The WIIS relies on members of the public and individuals from other organisations to find and report the death or illness of wildlife, pets and beneficial invertebrates that may have resulted from pesticide poisoning.
The Wildlife Incident Unit (WIU) plays a key role in investigating the effects of pesticides on animals and the environment, through its contribution to the Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS).
2012: Presented a platform session and posters at the 6th World Congress and 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), in Berlin, Germany May 2012.
Field and laboratory trials of novel pesticides and interpretation/reporting of suspected pesticide poisoning incidents.
Unique, long term data set (more than 50 years) of mortality monitoring of animals where pesticide poisoning may be involved.
Highly skilled analytical team capable of detecting pesticide residues in a wide variety of matrices, for a wide variety of applications.
Helping commercial companies to accurately assess the toxic impacts of plant-protection products and veterinary medicines on a range of ecosystems and species.
Fera consultancy services support you through the regulatory processes required to register your chemical products and biocides in the EU.
Regulations-compliant environmental fate studies provide essential data on the fate and behaviour of a range of chemicals in the environment including pesticides.
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