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In Search of the Ivory Gull

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Science  26 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5641, pp. 1840-1841
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5641.1840

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A symbol of the High Arctic has almost disappeared, and scientists are venturing into barren northern landscapes in their quest to understand why. Already on the Canadian list of vulnerable species, the ivory gull's worldwide status now seems less certain than ever.