Killing rats could save coral reefs

Publication Date: 
12-Jul-18
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[EL]
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BBC Website Science & Environment news article Accessed 6 December 2018
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46627
Killing rats could save coral reefs
Abstract: 

Short website news article about rat eradication on Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean and how bird populations increase without rat predation increasing nutrients from bird guano into the coral reefs; cites letter article in Springer Nature - Seabirds enhance coral reef productivity and functioning inthe absence of invasive rats, Nichaolas A.J. Graham, Shaun K. Wilson, Peter Carr, Andrew S. Hoey, Simon Jennings, M. Aaron MacNeil https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0202-3

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82273