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Geography PhD researcher features in BBC story on potential major flamingo breeding event

Published: 13 November 2012

A PhD researcher from the University of Southampton’s Geography and Environment and Institute of Complex Systems Simulation (ICSS) has been featured in a BBC story looking at a potential major flamingo breeding event in Tanzania.

Sarah Ward, is studying the relationship between East African lakes and lesser flamingo populations, and is supervised by Dr Pete Langdon in Geography and Environment with supervision links to Professor Seth Bullock in ICSS.

Her expert opinion is featured in a BBC news story commenting on early reports that hundreds of thousands of flamingos are gathering at Lake Natron, in Tanzania, making it potentially the most significant breeding event since 2007.

To read the full story including Sarah’s comments go to the nature section of the BBC website  

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