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North America has lost 3 billion birds in the last 50 years

CBS News Friday, 20 September 2019
Scientists have a stark new warning about the disappearance of billions of birds in the U.S. and Canada according to a study just published in the journal, Science. It says more than a quarter of the entire bird population disappeared over the last half-century. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
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North America's Bird Population Has Plummeted The journal 'Science' says that the population has shrunk by three billion over the past 50 years. Cornell conservation scientist Ken Rosenberg, via NPR The report adds that most of the drop, around 90 percent, relates to just a handful of types. These...

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