In 2000, Richardson became a scientist emeritus and had more time to pursue curiosities such as albatross
The writing is clear and engaging throughout, and the authors' background in environmental history is exhibited in their ability to navigate the complex landscape of policy related to albatross
And so, the demise of two short-tailed albatross
in rapid succession in the summer of 2010 stunned longliners targeting Pacific cod off Alaska.
The tour has served as a platform for emerging stars like Rashid Khan, who won the first Albatross
tour event in India in 2007.
This is most evident in the analogy he uses to describe his latest body of work: the Midway Series, which documents the decaying carcasses of albatross
that have inadvertently stuffed themselves and their young with the colourful polymers you and I use to cap our beverages and containers.
Somewhat surprisingly Finch had earlier come close to recording another albatross
on the back nine, having previously holed a bunker shot on the fourth.
To say I'm chuffed is an understatement but I just wish he'd given me a bit longer than two days to bask in the glory of my albatross
before stealing my thunder.
Based on the available data, estimates of per-species proportions of the total seabird bycatch over the 3 years were 42% other species, 32% black-browed albatross
, 17% Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross
, 6% albatross
species, 1% wandering albatross
, 1% Cory's shearwater, and less than 1% Tristan albatross
Richdale, the royal albatross
, and the yellow-eyed penguin.
Seventeen of the 22 species of albatross
are threatened with extinction.
In 2005 the RSPB, in conjunction with BirdLife International, created the Albatross
Task Force (ATF) - a team of people who work with fishermen and advise them of the simplest and most effective ways to avoid accidentally catching and killing these iconic birds.
Creative problem solving has come in very handy in recovery actions for the short-tailed albatross
(Phoebastria albatrus), or STAL for short.