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Pelagic Seabirds and the Proposed Exploration for Fossil Fuels of North Carolina: A Test for Conservation Efforts of a Vulnerable International Resource

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An oil/gas drill site, proposed by the Mobil Oil Corporation on North Carolina's Outer Continental Shelf, is a potential hazard to rare and globally endangered seabirds. The drill site area had been nominated as a globally Important Bird Area. The drill site would also affect the area's ecotourism, as a large birdwatching industry has developed on the Outer Banks. A number of endangered species and described by the author.