- Record numbers of golden eagle chicks have hatched on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea this year.
- The island already is one of the world’s most densely populated places for the birds – and now risks being overcrowded.
- Biologist Johan Månsson has already spotted 51 chicks this year.
Related Stories from around the North
Finland: The Arctic railway: Building a future… or destroying a culture?, Eye on the Arctic special report
Russia: Authorities in northwest Russia move to protect wild reindeer, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Indigenous reindeer herders request emergency aid after drought, wildfires ravage Sweden, Eye on the Arctic
United States: Bill to protect ANWR passes early hurdle in Washington, CBC News