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(PLOS) Unprecedented numbers of common murres -- North Pacific seabirds -- died between 2015 and 2016. A new analysis lays out the scope of this event and suggests a potential culprit: severely reduced food supplies resulting from unusually elevated sea temperatures. Dr. John Piatt of the U.S. Geological Survey and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on Jan. 15, 2020.NEXT ARTICLE
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...