Izembek wildlife refuge

Izembek wildlife refuge - Threats: Oil pollution...

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Total site area: 168,433 hectares  Ramsar Site: 349 First Ramsar site in the US, designated in 1986 Dominant wetland type: Tundra wetlands Coastal 
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The refuge is used by  migratory birds for  breading The refuge also supports  lots of endemic birds
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Unformatted text preview: Threats: Oil pollution Disturbance from transport artery (there is a nearby military zone) The area is used recreationally as well as for scientific research Steller's eiders Brown Bear Black Brant eelgras s...
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