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Seabird response to abrupt climate change 5,000 years ago transformed Falklands ecosystems: study

WorldNews Friday, 23 October 2020
Seabird response to abrupt climate change 5,000 years ago transformed Falklands ecosystems: studyThe Falkland Islands are a South Atlantic refuge for some of the world's most important seabird species, including five species of penguins, Great Shearwaters, and White-chinned Petrels. In recent years, their breeding grounds in the coastal tussac (Poa flabellata) grasslands have come under increasing pressure from sheep grazing and erosion. And unlike other regions of the globe, there has been no long-term monitoring of the responses of these burrowing and ground nesting seabirds to climate change. A 14,000-year paleoecological reconstruction of the sub-Antarctic islands led by University of Maine researchers has found that seabird establishment occurred during a period of regional cooling...
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