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Cheap fix saves thousands of seabirds a year

Streamer lines on a fishing boat stop seabirds getting tangled

Bright orange ‘streamer lines’ dangling from Alaskan fishing vessels deter seabirds, slashing their risk of being caught and drowned. Credit: Ed Melvin/Washington Sea Grant

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Nature 566, 157 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-00469-3

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