Global map: 50 birds at risk

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From the grey-headed albatross near Antarctica to the ivory gull in the Arctic, this map shows a sampling of birds facing environmental health problems around the world. In all, more than 1,300 birds are on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.



Source: BirdLife International, Environmental Health News    Map by Leslie Carlson   Most photos from VIREO, a program of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

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