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Yellow Sea a narrowing bottleneck for migratory birds

The shrinking of mudflats along the coasts of the Chinese Yellow Sea is an increasing problem for migratory birds that travel between Siberia and Australia. Research by an international team of ecologists, led by Spinoza ...

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Mapping the movements of birds and beasts

Be they creatures of land, sea, or air, most animal species migrate. Whales, salmon, songbirds, and butterflies all travel thousands of kilometers to and from breeding and feeding grounds every year.

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Data gaps hinder explanation for Alaska seabird die-off

A preliminary investigation into the massive die-off of common murres, one of the Northern Hemisphere's most abundant seabirds, off Alaska's coast is revealing gaps in basic information on North Pacific waters and the wildlife ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Ecology
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