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Containment systems for the prevention of pollution, Secondary, tertiary and other measures for industrial and commercial premises (CIRIA C736), published by CIRIA in 2014 defines biomagnification as: ‘The increase in concentration of a substance that occurs in a food chain as a consequence of persistence (cannot be broken down by environmental processes), accumulation through the food chain or the low (or non-existent) rate of internal degradation/excretion of the substance.’
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