Tag: Aleutian Islands

Welcoming Birds Back to a Remote Alaskan Island

Written by | June 30th, 2009


This post comes to us from biologist Steve MacLean, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Bering Sea Program in Alaska. Last summer, when biologists walked along the rocky cliffs on Rat Island, one of more than 2,000 islands in Alaska’s Aleutian chain, they encountered an eerie silence. This place should have been a cacophonous and lively […]

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