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Speculation that the welfare of a small, at-risk shorebird is directly tied to horseshoe crab populations is in part supported by new scientific research.
Delaware Bay will be celebrated as a â€œSite of Hemispheric Importanceâ€ for shorebirds at a 25-year anniversary event on May 9, 2011 in Bivalve, Port Norris, NJ. Henry M. Paulson, Jr., conservationist and 74th Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, will give the keynote address.
Declining numbers of a shorebird called the red knot have been linked to bait use of horseshoe crabs.
PHILADELPHIA, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.
Environmentalists won a key battle Thursday in their efforts to protect the red knot, a small bird that migrates through the Delaware Bay.