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A guide to oiled wildlife response planning

January 2004

This guide, Volume 13 in the IPIECA Oil spill report series, provides an overview of the different components of oiled wildlife response. Accidental oil spills, including oil tanker spills, non-tanker ship spills, pipelines, oil production platforms and tank farms, may cause serious problems for coastal and marine wildlife, especially birds, mammals and reptiles. An adequate assessment of environmental impacts, will depend on a comprehensive wildlife response plan.