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NORTH AMERICA’S BIRD SPECIES EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY DECLINE IN NUMBERS AND TYPES

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Two-thirds of all North American bird species are faced with an increase chance of extinction due to to the current climate crisis, according to the respected National Audubon Society.
Northern Forest and Arctic regions will see the earliest changes as increasing temperatures are fast outpacing the world averages
Journal Science estimated that climate-related pressures have led to a cumulative population loss among North American species approaching three-billion birds. Estimates vary, but all studying groups agree that things are getting very serious.

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