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Sandpipers Feeling Squeeze in Strait Sandpipers Feeling Squeeze in Strait
Land along the southern shores of British Columbia’s Strait of Georgia is at a premium — not only to developers eager to capitalize on access to ocean ports, fertile farmland and stunning views, but also to millions of migrating birds...

Genetic Techniques and Wildlife Management Genetic Techniques and Wildlife Management
A shipment of juvenile parrots arrives in Canada, and although the birds are too young to be identified by sight, genetic material from a feather reveals that they are endangered Amazons that have been smuggled in.

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About 44 000 thunderstorms occur around the world each day —from localized single-cell storms that produce short-lived cloudbursts...
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Although planes, trains and automobiles are responsible for the lion’s share of global greenhouse gas emissions, sources such as industrial plants and landfill sites are also major contributors.

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