Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • ACAP sails into the South Atlantic

    and Cape Fur Seal Arctocephalus pusillus . {mosimage} A special and unexpected touch was the presence of a welcoming banner displayed on the trawler’s bridge, bearing the words “Working to Save Albatrosses and Petrels”, along with the logos of ACAP,...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/news-archive/21-2008-news-archive/299-acap-sails-into-the-south-atlantic
  • ACAP’s Fifth Session of its Meeting of Parties gets started in Tenerife with a Heads of Delegation meeting

    The Grand Hotel Mencey in Santa Cruz Juan Pablo Seco Pon, ACAP South American News Correspondent, adjusts the welcome banner at the entrance to the meeting room Heads of Delegation get acquainted......and commence their meeting Photographs by John...

    https://www.acap.aq/news/latest-news/2118-acap-s-fifth-session-of-its-meeting-of-parties-gets-started-in-tenerife-with-a-heads-of-delegation-meeting
  • Seabird watchers photograph a banded Wandering Albatross from Marion Island off Tasmania

    J-26967 in flight off Tasmania, photograph by Rohan Clarke Pauletta Charters’ trips out of Eaglehawk Neck operate under the banner of BirdLife Australia . With thanks to Tim Bawden, Rohan Clarke and Peter Ryan for information, photographs and opinions...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3331-seabird-watchers-photograph-a-banded-wandering-albatross-from-marion-island-off-tasmania
  • World Albatross Day issues a banner challenge

    its inauguration field teams working with albatrosses at breeding localities are being requested to make a suitably-worded banner advertising the 19 June event and drawing attention to the birds’ conservation crisis. The banner would then be...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3346-world-albatross-day-issues-a-banner-challenge
  • ¿Habla español? ACAP’s Executive Secretary makes a liaison visit to Peru, Ecuador and Chile

    recent decision to place cameras on both its industrial and artisanal fishing vessels. In front of a Wandering Albatross banner outside the Subsecretaría de Pesca ( SUBPESCA ) Offices in Valparaíso, Chile Back row from left: Alan Gomez, Profesional...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3354-habla-espanol-acap-s-executive-secretary-makes-a-liaison-visit-to-peru-ecuador-and-chile
  • Today is International Cat Day, so what about albatrosses?

    in support from distinguished albatross researchers and others that are appearing weekly on this site's home page. A ' banner challenge ' has also been issued with seabird researchers on Gough Island kicking off with their home-made banner displayed at...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3363-today-is-international-cat-day-what-about-albatrosses
  • Marc Parchow's Qual Albatroz cartoons are helping raise awareness of next year's World Albatross Day

    coming up with ideas to increase awareness of World Albatross Day between now and June 2020. So far the group has issued a 'banner challenge' that requests field teams working with albatrosses at breeding localities to make a suitably-worded banner...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3367-qual-albatroz-cartoons-help-raise-sof-next-year-s-world-albatross-day
  • Bird Island responds to the World Albatross Day banner challenge

    its inauguration, field teams working with albatrosses at breeding localities have been requested to make a suitably-worded banner advertising the 19 June event to draw attention to the birds’ conservation crisis. The banner would then be photographed...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3379-bird-island-responds-to-the-world-albatross-day-banner-challenge
  • France's Amsterdam Island joins the Word Albatross Day ‘Banner Challenge’

    Mission on the project "Birds and Marine Mammals, Sentinels of Global Changes in the Southern Ocean", has joined ACAP’s ‘Banner Challenge’ that aims to increase awareness of the inauguration of an annual World Albatross Day (‘WAD’) on 19 June next year....

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3385-france-s-amsterdam-island-joins-the-word-albatross-day-banner-challenge
  • Possession and Marion: two more sub-Antarctic islands support next year’s inaugural World Albatross Day with banners

    Two more sub-Antarctic islands have joined ACAP’s “World Albatross Day Banner Challenge”, both in the southern Indian Ocean. These are France’s Possession Island in the Crozets group, and South Africa’s Marion Island, the larger of the two in the...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3415-possession-and-marion-two-more-sub-antarctic-islands-support-next-year-s-inaugural-world-albatross-day-with-banners
  • Saving the Tristan Albatross of Gough Island – two huts at a time

    of the Gonydale huts, snow-sprinkled South Rowett behind Michelle Risi and Chris Jones display their World Albatross Day banner outside the entrance doors of the Gonydale twin huts, photo by Alexis Osborne A basic interior but beats camping and outside...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3419-saving-the-tristan-albatross-of-gough-island-two-huts-at-a-time
  • World Albatross Day on the Bounty Islands: New Zealand joins the banner challenge

    their monitoring studies of especially Thallasarche mollymauks. At the request of ACAP some have been taking home-made banners with them to advertise next year’s inauguration of World Albatross Day on 19 June. Following displays of banners on French,...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3447-world-albatross-day-on-the-bounty-islands-new-zealand-joins-the-banner-challenge
  • France completes the sub-Antarctic hat-trick: a World Albatross Day banner gets displayed on Kerguelen

    and petrels. ACAP has reached out to marine ornithologists at the three research stations with requests that they make banners and photograph them in the field that emphasize the conservation crisis facing the world’s albatrosses and also draw attention...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3459-france-completes-the-sub-antarctic-hat-trick-a-world-albatross-day-banner-gets-displayed-on-kerguelen
  • World Albatross Day and the Gough Island Restoration Programme

    main eradication team next year. GIRP field team members, Chris Jones, Alexis Osborne and Michelle Risi display their WAD banner on the edge of the Gonydale Tristan Albatross monitoring colony on Gough Island Chris writes to ALN: “Until relatively...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3468-world-albatross-day-and-the-gough-island-restoration-programme
  • New Zealand’s WAD2020 Banner gets to Campbell Island – but does not come back

    Rexer-Huber of the environmental consultancy Parker Conservation in October, New Zealand’s World Albatross Day (WAD2020) banner travelled to Campbell Island last month with Kalinka and Kevin Parker as part of ACAP’s “banner challenge”. Kevin Parker...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3473-new-zealand-s-wad2020-banner-gets-to-campbell-island-but-does-not-come-back
  • Racing to save the Antipodean Albatross with Live Ocean

    Day in 2020 and using the day to highlight the continuing conservation crisis facing these iconic birds. If a WAD2020 banner could be taken out to sea then perhaps an Antipodean Albatross wearing a satellite tracker could be persuaded to fly by and...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3479-racing-to-save-the-antipodean-albatross-with-live-ocean
  • Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature and ACAP collaborate over this year’s World Albatross Day

    ABUN (Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature) with its 30th Project that will lead to the creation of a World Albatross Day banner to help illustrate the conservation crisis that continues to be faced by the world’s 22 species of albatrosses. The...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3486-artists-biologists-unite-for-nature-and-acap-collaborate-over-this-year-s-world-albatross-day
  • Rising to the challenge: Steeple Jason in the South Atlantic gets a World Albatross Day banner

    Monitoring Programme (FISMP) to survey breeding albatrosses and penguins. Equipped with a home-made World Albatross Day banner (and the novelty of a drone) the team obtained some great photos from the edge of an albatross colony. From left: Sarah...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3485-rising-to-the-challenge-steeple-jason-in-the-south-atlantic-gets-a-world-albatross-day-banner
  • A WAD2020 banner gets to Grey-headed Albatross Ridge on Marion Island

    fellow researchers on South Africa’s Marion Island in the southern Indian Ocean took their home-made World Albatross Day banner to Ship’s Cove to display next to some breeding Sooty Albatrosses Phoebetria fusca (click here). Recently Stefan with his...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3484-a-wad2020-banner-gets-to-grey-headed-albatross-ridge-on-marion-island
  • Three photographers donate use of their albatross images to support ACAP and World Albatross Day

    World Albatross Day Intesessional Group. Michelle Risi on Gough Island beside a Tristan Albatross chick with her WAD2020 banner Sooty Albatross chick, photograph by Michelle Risi Wieteke Holthuijzen, a Board Director of the Friends of Midway Atoll...

    https://www.acap.aq/latest-news/3493-three-photographers-donate-use-of-their-albatross-images-to-support-acap-and-world-albatross-day

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