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Conservation research news

01 December 2006
Comments News and comment Over 1,200 bird species in the world are currently threatened with extinction, of which 179 are classified as `Critically Endangered\' � the highest threat category. In the face of these statistics it is difficult to remain optimistic, b...
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Reviews

01 December 2006
Comments Reviews BIRDS AND CLIMATE CHANGE Edited by Anders P. Møller, Wolfgang Fiedler and Peter Berthold. Academic Press, London, 2006. 251 pages; figures, tables. ISBN 0-12-373614-5. Paperback, £28.99. This book contains a series of papers published in 2004 as a vo...
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News and Comment

01 December 2006
Comments News and comment The temporary ban on importing wild birds into the EU has lasted more than a year, but it's up for review later this month. The ban was imposed in October 2005 to contain the spread of H5N1 `avian flu' following the deaths of infected birds at a quaran...
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