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(BBC Newsline 6.30 - 21/05/2008 / Reporter Darryl Grimason) Rathlin Island plays host to one of the most impressive natural events of any season, when hundreds of thousands of seabirds gather on a sheer cliff face to nest and breed.
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It is May 2008, and at this time of year, Rathlin Island plays host to one of the most impressive natural events of any season, when hundreds of thousands of seabirds gather on a sheer cliff face to nest and breed. But the numbers are dropping drastically, and climate change and over-fishing are two possible explanations for what's turning out to be a marine crisis.

 
 

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