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Climate change and extreme weather driving migration – Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Climate change and extreme weather driving migration
Phys.Org
Dr Wesselbaum is particularly interested in the effects of temperature and weather-related disasters, and how migration responds over time to changes in its driving forces. Including temperatures and disasters is important, as research has shown that

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Human Migration to Antarctica ‘Not Unthinkable’ on a Warm and Populated Planet – Big Think (blog)


Big Think (blog)

Human Migration to Antarctica 'Not Unthinkable' on a Warm and Populated Planet
Big Think (blog)
The question is not without warrant. Humans are causing a lot of strain on the environment. With there being around 7.3 billion of us on the planet, a reduction in our size would do a lot of good in reducing consumption of the world's goods. The

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US Avian Flu Outbreak Feared by Poultry Industry as Fall Migration Looms – AccuWeather.com


Siouxland Matters

US Avian Flu Outbreak Feared by Poultry Industry as Fall Migration Looms
AccuWeather.com
More than 48 million birds have been affected from the outbreak of a highly pathogenic avian influenza, mostly in Iowa, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The disease has been found in wild birds, as well as in a few backyard and
Lawmakers look for more Avian Flu assistanceAgri-Pulse
Migratory birds may introduce avian fluThe Sylva Herald
First Farm to be Hit By Avian Influenza to Begin RestockingSiouxland Matters
North Carolina News Network –Wisconsin Ag Connection –WBNG-TV
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Migration as Ecology: How Culture Evolves – Common Dreams

The immigration debate in the United States often centers narrowly around people who cross a border, and their social impacts on the “destination” country. But what if we viewed migration as a social phenomenon, or as a natural process?
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Migration as Ecology: How Culture Evolves – Huffington Post

The immigration debate in the United States often centers narrowly around people who cross a border, and their social impacts on the “destination” country. But what if we viewed migration as a social phenomenon, or as a natural process?
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A new appreciation of the ecology-evolution dynamic – Migration News

Ecology drives evolution. In today’s issue of the journal Science, UC Davis expert Thomas Schoener describes growing evidence that the reverse is also true, and explores what this might mean to our understanding of how environmental change affects …
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