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Owls replace pesticides in Israel

by Pat Coate | May 27, 2009
"We have been reaching out to the farmers, to encourage them to reduce their use of rodenticides and install nest boxes instead."
- Motti Charter, project team-leader

Owls and kestrels are being employed as agricultural pest controllers in the Middle East.

Jordanian and Palestinian scientists and conservation charities have joined the scheme.

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