migration

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migration

the movement of people into (immigration) and out of (emigration) a country that serves to increase or decrease the country's POPULATION and labour force. For example, immigration was an important factor in the early colonization of Australia and New Zealand, and the USA and Canada.
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South Sudan has 14 national parks or protected areas and world's second largest animal migration.
The rapid miniaturization of GPS loggers, satellite transmitters, radio transmitters, and other tracking devices has led to a radical transformation in our understanding of migration behavior and the environmental cues and physiological mechanisms that regulate animal migration.
Most often those objects do not meet basic geometrical parameters nor are they located on animal migration trails (Mata et al.
interdisciplinary problems of animal migration conservation.
He begins with a discussion of animal migration, citing Sheldrake's view that such migrations are based on "morphogenetic fields," as well as other, more orthodox, views regarding the mechanism underlying such migrations.
Before they go into the field, the students should be instructed on the biology of the monarch butterfly and the process of long-distance animal migration.
Science on a Sphere" is a 6-foot suspended sphere that uses computers and video projectors to display dynamic animated images of the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, animal migration patterns, global warming trends and hurricane paths, as well as the surface of the sun, Mars, the moon and more.
Wilcove provides a rich account of animal migration and an incisive analysis of the attendant conservation challenges.
Therefore, successful land planning for the natural world would necessarily require a network of core areas linked together across the landscape by corridors that allow for animal migration and seed dispersal.
Animal migration patterns are being disrupted, complicating the work of hunters who depend on their traditional knowledge to find food sources.
The resulting data will assist the conservation and management of overfished and endangered species, by providing critical information on animal migration, habitat ranges and mortality, predator--prey interactions and climateinduced changes in physical ocean properties such as temperature, salinity and currents.
The river creates a major barrier for animal migration.

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