Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • A children's toothbrush is found in a Wandering Albatross colony on sub-Antarctic Marion Island

    Marion Island in the southern Indian Ocean Peter Ryan ( FitzPatrick Institute , University of Cape Town) picked up a toothbrush on the island's west coast on the 28th of April this year. The locality, known as Isigodi samachibi (an isiZulu name for a...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/100-a-childrens-toothbrush-is-found-in-a-wandering-albatross-colony-on-sub-antarctic-marion-island
  • Book review: “Garbage Guts” by Heidi Auman explores the dangers of plastic pollution to marine life through the eyes of a Laysan Albatross

    “Aria the Albatross was about to barf. “Haccck! Eccch-pwah!” With a cough and a splatter she threw up a pink plastic toothbrush, a red plastic cigarette lighter; and a white plastic bottle cap on the soft white sand.” Garbage Guts by Heidi Auman Heidi...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1899-book-review-garbage-guts-by-heidi-auman-explores-the-dangers-of-plastic-pollution-to-marine-life-through-the-eyes-of-a-laysan-albatross
  • Today is World Oceans Day - with a plastic pollution theme

    palpebrata and by Southern Macronectes giganteus and Northern M. halli Giant Petrels (see links below), and even on a toothbrush found among breeding Wandering Albatrosses Diomedea exulans . Remains of an albatross corpse on Midway Atoll with a large...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3048-today-is-world-oceans-day-with-a-plastic-pollution-theme

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