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Saltmarsh sparrow

According to White, the research so far indicates that Hurricane Sandy didn’t necessarily harm the saltmarsh sparrow population. But sea-level rise is a big concern. “Saltmarsh sparrows breed in the high-elevation marsh, so raising the elevation of the marsh should also help them,” says White. Credit: Steve Droter.

According to White, the research so far indicates that Hurricane Sandy didn’t necessarily harm the saltmarsh sparrow population. But sea-level rise is a big concern. “Saltmarsh sparrows breed in the high-elevation marsh, so raising the elevation of the marsh should also help them,” says White. Credit: Steve Droter.

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