Decline in shorebirds linked to climate change, experts warn

Posted on November 12, 2018 in News, Research by . Share this article

An international team of researchers, including researchers from the Universities of Bath and Sheffield, have found that rates of daily nest predation in the Arctic have increased threefold in the last 70 years.

Grantham supervisor Professor Robert Freckleton, said: “What is particularly striking about these results is that it is clear that nest losses to predators have risen really quickly in the Arctic over the past 20 years.”

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