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Dr. Cooke writes about the forthcoming cormorant hunt in Ontario

Dr. Cooke advocates for the importance of balanced ecosystems by highlighting the importance of bird-fish interactions, “The more we learn about bird-fish interactions the more we realize that birds play important roles in structuring fish communities.  Did you know that fish-eating birds tend to forage on fish that are sick and immunocompromised?  Did you know that fish eating birds keep help to balance fish populations?  Do you know that most efforts to control predators fail and are done to try and appease vocal advocates for culling?”. For more, see