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Environmental protection

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View Resource Animal Diversity Web

This website provides access to "an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan." (Overview at
View Resource Flooding Farms on Purpose -- For the Birds: BP Oil Spill

September 23, 2010 -- The BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico sent oil into wetlands frequented by migrating birds. In response, U.S. farmers are flooding fields as far north as Missouri to create alternative, untainted stopovers for birds heading south for the winter.
View Resource Hope for Sharks and Reefs in Belize

This video uncovers how Glover's Reef in Belize is a Marine Protected Area where strict limits on fishing have helped shark populations.
View Resource Lessons From an Old Oil Spill

This video illustrates how the 1969 West Falmouth oil spill is the most closely monitored in history. Scientists have used it to understand the long term impacts of oil on coastal ecosystems.
View Resource Military Bases as Wildlife Havens

This video illustrates that how in recent years, U.S. military lands have become safe areas for endangered species.
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