The small nocturnal birds known as Leach’s storm petrels are a telling symbol of ocean health. But they’ve vanished in the millions since offshore oil production started 20 years ago in the North Atlantic east of St. John’s, N.L., and no one’s sure why.
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Plummeting populations in a huge Alaska wildlife refuge might be caused by climate change and plastics.
The die-offs have continued into 2018, with more than 1,400 birds reported rotting on Bering …