Species richness and abundance of forest birds in relation to radiation at Chernobyl

@article{Mller2007SpeciesRA,
  title={Species richness and abundance of forest birds in relation to radiation at Chernobyl},
  author={Anders Pape M{\o}ller and Timothy A Mousseau},
  journal={Biology Letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={483 - 486}
}
The effects of low-level radiation on the abundance of animals are poorly known, as are the effects on ecosystems and their functioning. Recent conclusions from the UN Chernobyl forum and reports in the popular media concerning the effects of radiation from Chernobyl on animals have left the impression that the Chernobyl exclusion zone is a thriving ecosystem, filled with an increasing number of rare species. Surprisingly, there are no standardized censuses of common animals in relation to… 
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