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Tidal flats, South Korea West Coast

Tidal flats, South Korea West Coast

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Uploaded 26 Mar 2012 by Peter Prokosch
The Yellow Sea, shared by South Korea, China and the DPRK, has an estimated 2 million ha of remaining tidal-flat , and is one of less than 10 regions globally that have “megatidal environments” . As such the Yellow Sea is a globally very rare type of eco-system, and it forms the core staging area for an estimated 2 million migratory shorebirds in spring and a further 1 million in autumn. This represents no less than 40% of the total number of (long-range) migratory shorebirds supported by th ...
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