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Dozens of Tasmanian shy albatrosses received artificial nests to help them cope with climate change.
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Albatross breeding success has fallen due to warming air temperatures. Nests built of aerated concrete and mudbrick were placed on Bass Strait’s Albatross Island. On some parts of the island, birds struggle to find enough nesting material for quality natural nests, so scientists created the artificial nests to provide a stable and safe environment for the chicks. Birds with artificial nests have a 20% greater breeding success rate than those with natural nests.

Read more in "Shy Albatross Make Artificial Nests Their Own—Giving Scientists Hope for Their Species."
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/shy-albatross-island-tasmania-nests-climate-change-spd

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