migration corridor


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migration corridor

A protected strip of natural habitat through which wild animals are able to migrate.
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Lebanon is a major bird migration corridor, with millions of birds traversing its airspace twice a year -- from breeding grounds in Europe to Africa in the fall, and back north in the spring.
As well as having an enormous potential for solar and wind energy, the Middle East represents a geographical bottleneck in the African Eurasian Flyway in an important migration corridor. West Asia is a narrow strip of land between sea and desert with limited suitable sites providing stopovers for millions of birds undertaking their bi-annual migrations to and from their breeding and wintering grounds.
Caroline, from Frodsham, who got her pilot's licence when she was 20, was giving up her holiday time for Wildlife Works, which is responsible for the protection of more than 500,000 acres of Kenyan Forest known as the Kasigau Corrider - a wildlife migration corridor which lies between Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks.
In India, Prafulla Samantara was recognized for his 12-year-long fight to ensure the land rights of the 8,000-member indigenous Dongria Kondh tribe, ultimately preventing the construction of an open-pit aluminum coal mine in the thick forestlands of the Niyamgiri Hills, which is also home to the endangered Bengal tiger and is a vital migration corridor for elephants.
Merkel warned that no one should be "deceived" by the slowdown in the influx of migrants to Germany caused by border closures by Austria and other states straddling the migration corridor northwards through the Balkans from Greece.
Migrants have become stranded in Greece since Austria and other countries along the Balkans migration corridor imposed restrictions on their borders, limiting the numbers able to cross.
A China-Russia cross-border nature reserve has become an important migration corridor for them.
An estimated 3.2 million Bangladesh born migrants are living in India, making this the largest South-South migration corridor. About 0.6 million Nepal born migrants are also living in India, and seasonal migration from Nepal to India is believed to exceed 2 million annually.
"A 10-degree drop in temperature sends ducks to a migration corridor, and that is a major migration corridor," Bowman said.
A migration corridor shift could potentially disperse
Mexico-US is expected to be the largest migration corridor in the world this year, followed by Russia-Ukraine, Ukraine-Russia, and Bangladesh-India.
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