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A New Study Reports 99 Percent of Sea Bird Species Could Be Eating Plastic by 2050 – CityLab

… oceans have higher densities of plastic, fewer birds live in these regions so the impact is reduced. Crucial to reducing the garbage buffet are “improvements in basic waste management,” the scientists say, noting efforts to reduce plastic-pellet pollution in Europe has led to a noticeable drop in northern fulmars eating the stuff. Source: A New Study Reports 99 Percent of Sea bird species Could Be Eating Plastic by 2050 – CityLab …

Big things have small beginnings | The Jakarta Post

… in Pajeng who already bred bird species and showed dedication, skill and a willingness to raise the chicks. “Because this is a new species I give supervision, such as diet and the brooder post hatching equipment that like incubators maintain temperatures.” To finish reading this article, click on this link: via Big things have small beginnings | The Jakarta Post. …

Heath Hen Project Advances Quickly | The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

… with Vineyard ties, a team of scientists from around the country hopes to complete the first phase of the heath hen de-extinction project by early summer. Even if the effort falls short of its end goal — to bring the heath hen back into existence — scientists involved said the quest to bring back a long-lost bird could help existing bird species. Back when it still boomed, the heath hen in all its glory. “This has opened up the idea whereby we might approach many species,” said Tom …

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