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Mar 27 2012
NYT Noise Pollution Is Changing Forests
Using a motion-activated camera, scientists studied bird activity in northwestern New Mexico. Scientists found that in noisy areas, scrub jays avoid pinyon seeds. Normally they gather many seeds and fail to return to some of their hiding spaces. These seeds can grow into seedlings. In noisy areas mice eat most of the seeds, they tend to eat all they seeds they find.       

NYT Noise Pollution Is Changing Forests

Using a motion-activated camera, scientists studied bird activity in northwestern New Mexico. Scientists found that in noisy areas, scrub jays avoid pinyon seeds. Normally they gather many seeds and fail to return to some of their hiding spaces. These seeds can grow into seedlings. In noisy areas mice eat most of the seeds, they tend to eat all they seeds they find.