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Contents: Progress in Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism, Volume 42, No.3, 2017

Posted on 12. September, 2017.

Progress in Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism presents results from the fields of kinetics and mechanisms of chemical processes in the gas phase and solution of both simple and complex systems.


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Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of Important Conservation Data

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the US California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservation at sea.


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Birds of Prey Dig Quarries

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

A new study into birds on quarry sites has shown that they are havens birds for prey.


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Birds Korea Blueprint 2010 Released

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

Birds Korea has released its 2010 Blueprint, which aims to support ongoing conservation initiatives as part of the Republic of Korea’s efforts to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss in line with commitments to the Millennium Development Goals.


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RSPB Says EU Agricultural Policy Needs to Do More to Protect Birds

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

Britain’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) says that proposals for a major reform of Europe’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) need to include more effective measures to protect threatened wildlife.


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Grant to Help Bird Conservation in Haiti

Posted on 18. January, 2011.

BirdLife’s Caribbean Program has received a US US$250,000 grant to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haïti (SAH).


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Bioenergy Choices Could Change US Bird Diversity

Posted on 18. January, 2011.

Ambitious plans to expand acreage of bioenergy crops could have a major impact on birds in the US Upper Midwest, according to a study published in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).


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US Gulf Coast Birds Face an Uncertain Future

Posted on 18. January, 2011.

Six months after BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster, new National Audubon Society field surveys show that residual oil and chemicals pose substantial ongoing risks to birds that breed or nest along hard-hit areas of the Louisiana coast.


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Satellite Data Show Migrating Birds Have a Small Window to Spread Bird Flu

Posted on 18. January, 2011.

In 2005, an outbreak of H5N1 in South East Asia led to widespread fears that the intercontinental migration of wild birds could lead to a global pandemic. Such fears were never realised. Now research published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology reveals why the global spread of bird flu by direct migration of wildfowl is unlikely. It also provides a new framework for quantifying the risk of avian-borne diseases.


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