Tag: mercury pollution

To Catch a Willet

Written by | August 8th, 2012

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New technology is transforming the study of migratory birds. The challenge? Scientists need to tag birds, then re-catch them in order to retrieve the data.

Secrets of Willet Migration Revealed

Written by | August 7th, 2012

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A 3-year research project has discovered where eastern willets spend the winter–and how those wintering grounds might harbor threats to their survival.

‘Hidden Risk’: Mercury Pollution’s Costs to Wildlife and People

Written by | January 24th, 2012

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Mercury pollution isn’t just for fish eaters in the Northeast anymore — it’s all over the globe and in our terrestrial wildlife, says a new report coauthored by Nature Conservancy science.

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