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Drier climate seen as threat to isle forest birds

  • U.S. FOREST SERVICE

    Life-cycle changes, such as breeding and molting, were found to shift in native Hawaiian birds, such as the iiwi, coinciding with climate-related changes to native vegetation.

A new study by U.S. Forest Service researchers suggests that the impact of climate-related changes on native Hawaiian birds may be even more substantial than previously understood. Read more

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