Study Links Precipitation and Changing Arctic Temperatures to Decline in Peregrine Population

December 4, 2013 7:51 PM

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Study Links Precipitation and Changing Arctic Temperatures to Decline in Peregrine Population

A latest study says that increase in the frequency of heavy rains is posing a threat to the population of the young peregrine falcons in Canada's Arctic.

The study conducted by researchers at the University of Alberta, reveals that extensive rainfall brought on by warmer summer temperatures is a big threat to the Peregrines falcons in the Canadian Arctic. The species faced a similar threat before pesticides like DDT were banned in Canada. This is the...

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