seabird mapping

A seabird with wings outstretched flying out from the ocean with water splashing around the bird.

Individual Seabird Adaption to Climate Change

Mark Altaweel

Scientists tracked the migratory patterns of 145 seabirds to map how individual shearwaters are adapting to climate change.

Black-legged Kittiwakes forage on Pacific sand lance and capelin near their colony on Gull Island, Cook Inlet on June 28, 2018. Photo: Sarah Schoen, USGS, Alaska Science Center. Public domain.

Industrial Fishing Has a Global Impact on Bird Populations

Olivia Harne

A study published in Current Biology - from the Sea Around Us project at the University of British Columbia and French National Center for Scientific Research in Montpellier - provides evidence that industrial fishing practices are starving seabirds around the world.