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Nearly Half a Million Seabirds Die in Gillnets Every Year, But Solutions Exist
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, suffering, death, seabirds, gillnets )

Cal
- 403 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A recent study from the Biological Conservation journal brings shocking news: every year across the globe, an estimated 400,000 seabirds are killed by gillnets.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SUPPORT RECYCLING IN AUSTRALIA AND HELP PREVENT MASS BIRD KILLINGS
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, recycling, business, overfishing, birds, seabirds, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, conservation, protection, environment )

Cal
- 677 days ago - greenpeace.org.au
Right now, a group of beverage industry giants led by Coca Cola are taking the Northern Territory Government to court for starting the territory's first ever 'Cash for Containers' recycling scheme. If Coca Cola's lawyers win the case, it could slam the br
UK---Marine Pollution Incidents Kill Thousands of Seabirds - and It Could Be Legal!
Animals  (tags: animals, pollution, kiling, seabirds, animalwelfare, endangered, wildlife )

Cal
- 679 days ago - theecologist.org
Between 29 January and 6 February 2013, more than 500 seabirds, mainly guillemots, were killed or rendered helpless by a mystery substance from a pollution event off the south coast of England.
Fishers Fight Over Dwindling Catch in El Salvador
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, overfishing, birds, seabirds, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, conservation )

Cal
- 687 days ago - ipsnews.net
A ban on bottom trawling is vital to preserve marine life in this small Central American country, experts say. But the fall in fish stocks is also due to other factors, such as pollution and climate change, they say.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Bald Eagles and Atlantic Wildlife
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, overfishing, birds, seabirds, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, conservation )

Cal
- 754 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Some of the world's most amazing migrations culminate every year in wildlife feeding frenzies along the Atlantic coast, but these events are threatened by industrial fishing at sea. River herring and shad travel hundreds of miles from the ocean to rivers,
Above the Ocean: Saving the World's Most Threatened Birds
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animaladvocates, seabirds, animals, endangered, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 782 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A recent paper in Bird Conservation International found that the 28 percent of the world's seabirds are listed as threatened by the IUCN Red List--over double the percentage of birds imperiled as a whole, 12 percent
Storm Petrel Seabirds Can Smell Their Relatives
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, seabirds, mating, inbreeding, smell, research, biology, genetic compatibility )

Pia
- 891 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In a "recognition test", European storm petrels chose to avoid the scent of a relative in favour of approaching the smell of an unrelated bird. The researchers think this behaviour prevents the birds from "accidentally inbreeding".
New Review Reveals Worrying Declines in the World's Seabirds
Animals  (tags: birds, seabirds, animalwelfare, animals, endangered, protection, humans, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, extinction, animalrights )

Cal
- 1020 days ago - birdlife.org
The status of the world's seabirds has deteriorated rapidly over recent decades and several species and many populations are now perilously close to extinction.
Tragic Impact on Wildlife From New Zealand Oil Disaster
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, death, oil, seabirds )

Jill
- 1170 days ago - birdlife.org
Hundreds of dead birds have already been found along the Bay of Plenty coastline as a result of the Rena oil spill disaster but these represent just a fraction of the affected wildlife
Rat Eradication Could Save Seabirds on Henderson Island
Animals  (tags: Rat eradication, seabirds, protection, life, Henderson Island )

Nancy
- 1278 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The RSPB is embarking on a scheme to save the seabirds on Henderson Island, a UK overseas territory. The birds are under severe threat because of invasive rats that prey on their chicks.
New Seabird Discovered, First in 55 Years
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildanimals, wildlife, birds, seabirds, humans, goodnews, GoodNews, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 1374 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A new seabird has been discovered by an international expedition headed by one of the world's top seabird-experts, Peter Harrison,
Tsunami Killed Thousands of Seabirds Near Hawaii
Animals  (tags: killed, Tsunami killed thousands, seabirds, near Hawaii )

Arlie
- 1378 days ago - ctv.ca
At least 1,000 adult and adolescent Laysan albatross were killed, along with thousands of chicks, said Barry W. Stieglitz, the project leader for the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands National Wildlife Refuges.
Tsunami Killed Thousands of Seabirds at Midway
Animals  (tags: Tsunami, seabirds, earthquake, Japan )

Anna
- 1382 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Thousands of seabirds were killed when the tsunami generated by last week's massive earthquake off Japan flooded Midway, a remote atoll northwest of the main Hawaiian islands.
Study: Penguin Tracking Bands Hurt the Seabirds
Animals  (tags: Penguin, seabirds, birds )

Anna
- 1444 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Some scientists studying penguins may be inadvertently harming them with the metal bands they use to keep track of the tuxedo-clad seabirds, a new study says. The survival rate of King penguins with metal bands on their flippers was 44 percent lower than
Ban the Annual Guga Hunt ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, seabirds, killed, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1555 days ago - change.org
Thousands of gannet chicks are slaughtered each year on the island of Sula Sgeir. The annual cull of up to 2,000 juvenile seabirds takes place in late August and lasts for several weeks. The birds are bludgeoned to death, to be eaten as a delicacy
 

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