Identifying key marine habitat sites for seabirds and sea ducks in the Canadian Arctic

  title={Identifying key marine habitat sites for seabirds and sea ducks in the Canadian Arctic},
  author={Mark L. Mallory and Anthony J Gaston and Jennifer F. Provencher and Sarah Nuk Ping Wong and Christine M. Anderson and Kyle H. Elliott and H. Grant Gilchrist and Michael Janssen and Thomas Lazarus and Allison Patterson and Lisa Pirie-Dominix and Nora C. Spencer},
  journal={Environmental Reviews},
The Canadian Arctic hosts millions of marine birds annually, many of which aggregate in large numbers at well-defined sites at predictable times of the year. Marine habitats in this region will be under increasing threats from anthropogenic activities, largely facilitated by climate change and long-term trends of reduced sea ice extent and thickness. In this review, we update previous efforts to delineate the most important habitats for marine birds in Arctic Canada, using the most current… 

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