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Less Rats, More Abundance and Diversity - Palmyra Atoll

After removing rats from Palmyra Atoll, we observed a 5,000% increase in seedlings in Palmyra's tropical forest and the return of two land crab species.

Chad Wiggins - The Nature Conservancy, Palmyra Program Director

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