Migrants and platforms

Oil and gas platforms on the continental shelf of the northern Gulf of Mexico make up the largest artificial island system in the world, notes a study on bird migration that the US Minerals Management Service released earlier this year.The network of production facilities, constructed since 1947, falls within a flyway used annually by hundreds of millions of migrating birds in their annual trek across the gulf.Birds have migrated for ages, but much of the scientific information into migration travelogues has been achieved during the last 50 years.The MMS financed a 3-year study entitled Interactions between Migrating Birds and Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms in the North Gulf of Mexico. Th...

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