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Synonyms for migration

departure from one's native land to settle in another

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the movement of persons from one country or locality to another

a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

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(chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule

the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding

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The structure of the road can also create ecological barriers--for instance, using protective fencing makes animal migrations completely impossible.
Promoting animal migration conservation requires greater public
Concerns about spring bird migration and many of the world's great animal migrations, including scientific data that support the observations of amateur naturalists, are highlighted by David S.
But her long-term goal is far more imaginative: bringing land art to the city by creating animal migration lanes across the heart of North America.
First, the ecological network-wetlands, animal migration routes, vegetation and the like-is mapped.
Traditionally, Aleut hunters and fishermen were keen observer's of he sea's ice, its currents and wind, and the intricate patterns of animal migration.
For example, after reviewing a pair of excellent manipulative studies on density regulation, den Boer and Reddingius conclude that regulation cannot be inferred because field enclosures prevented animal migration.
And at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Army environmentalists are working to keep open a vital wildlife corridor running through the base by maintaining a continuous band of forested lands of sufficient width to encourage animal migration unimpeded by local roads or other man-made obstacles.
Argos is used for a variety of applications, including volcano monitoring, ship and expedition tracking, fishing management, tracking animal migration, and geophysical data collection.
Experts from Inland Fisheries Ireland have cracked one of the greatest animal migration stories after using pop-up satellite tags fitted to 40 fish to track the mammoth journey.
Martin Wikelski and other scientists are developing an online database of animal migration across continents.
Although there have been strong correlations between global warming and changes in the timing of events such as animal migration and flowering, it has been hard to show a cause-and-effect link.
This vast range of creatures and movements is highlighted in Ben Hoare's lovely book on animal migration.
This is proof that global mechanisms which regulated climate already during the ice age also influenced vegetation and with it also animal migration," Dr.
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