Environment

Migratory Shorebirds Vulnerable to Habitat Loss

Posted on: Wed 24 Jun 2015

Migratory shorebirds are protected in Australia but their numbers have declined dramatically in recent decades. Scientists believe habitat loss from land reclamation in East Asia is a leading cause of shorebird declines in Australia. Barometer’s Kate Osborne spoke with Rob Clemens from the University of Queensland.

Photo by Rob Clemens

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