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Forests vs. Bird Species

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Forests vs. Bird Species

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Forests vs. Bird Species

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Nancy Cohen of member station WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut, reports that for decades the conservation movement in the Northeast has focused on protecting forests. But some scientists say the emphasis on preserving forests has led to a decline in some bird species that require open space.