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Old 11-07-2009, 08:22 PM   #1
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Default Foam from ocean algae bloom killing thousands of birds

Foam from ocean algae bloom killing thousands of birds
By Lynne Terry, The Oregonian
October 22, 2009, 7:36PM

Foam from ocean algae bloom killing thousands of birds | Oregon Local News - - OregonLive.com
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A slimy foam churning up from the ocean has killed thousands seabirds and washed many others ashore, stripped of their waterproofing and struggling for life.

The birds have been clobbered by an unusual algae bloom stretching from the northern Oregon coast to the tip of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state.
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Default Rescue center aids hundreds of at-risk birds

Rescue center aids hundreds of at-risk birds
Henry K. Lee, Chronicle Staff Writer
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Rescue center aids hundreds of at-risk birds
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The seabirds flew 700 miles from Oregon to Fairfield, but not under their own power: Stricken by toxic algae, they were loaded onto a Coast Guard plane for emergency care at a bird rescue center....
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Helping the birds

The International Bird Rescue Research Center is soliciting donations to help save the injured birds. For information about donating, go to www.ibrrc.org or call (707) 207-0380.
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Default Rescued and rehabilitated: Seabirds return to the sea

Rescued and rehabilitated: Seabirds return to the sea
12/2/2009 11:38:00 AM
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Dozens of seabirds stranded during October's soapy algae bloom were released into Youngs Bay Saturday, after being rescued and rehabilitated by volunteers at the Wildlife Center of the North Coast.
Nearly 40 common murres and Western grebes were successfully treated by...
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