Wednesday, September 23, 2015

seabird abundance has dropped 69.7% in just 60 years

It's very bad news for the world's seabird populations.

A new paper: 

Population Trend of the World’s Monitored Seabirds, 1950-2010

  • Michelle Paleczny ,
  • Edd Hammill ,
  • Vasiliki Karpouzi,
  • Daniel Pauly                                                                                                                                              published in 
  • Published: June 9, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129342
 tells us that many global seabird populations have experienced massive declines.

See: for an overview, and go to for the actual paper.

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