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Pre-incident planning key to estimating bird deaths caused by oil spills

Pre-incident planning key to estimating bird deaths caused by oil spills

Aquatic birds are the most visibly affected organisms in an oil spill and a key measure of the environmental damage caused by them, such as the large spill off the coast of Peru last month. But accurately estimating how many birds have been affected requires pre-incident planning, says new research. With almost 900,000 tonnes of oil released into aquatic environments annually, pre-incident planning is critical to collecting pre-spill data

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EUC alumnus Andrés Jiménez Monge on finding birds and happiness

EUC alumnus Andrés Jiménez Monge on finding birds and happiness

By Patricia Lane Andrés Jiménez Monge amplifies the voices of birds to elevate hope. As urban program co-ordinator for Birds Canada, he hosts podcasts profiling bird lovers and runs online courses empowering city dwellers to see and love the birds around them. His blog at Raza Verde uses photography to tell stories of the wildlife around us. In 2014,

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