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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Head of the Center for Bird Lovers Silva Adamyan told ArmInfo on Friday that migration of animals and birds is a big problem
High-value civilian applications encompass search and rescue, monitoring the migration of animals, harbour patrol, border patrol, disaster relief uses, observation for police companies, and security agencies, amongst other uses.
The engineering aspects, the need to restrict through routes to a limited number of motorway corridors, themselves so arranged as to allow the free migration of animals.

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