Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 13, 2017

Tangled and drowned: new study links penguin declines with fishing activity

Birdlife International reports

Every year, an estimated 400,000 seabirds worldwide are killed after getting unintentionally snared in gillnets while diving for food. A new review highlights that even penguins – the master swimmers of the avian world – aren’t safe from their clutches, and points the way to where the threat is most acute.

Read full story at Tangled and drowned: new study links penguin declines with fishing activity | BirdLife


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