A perilous journey: Seabird runs gauntlet of hazards on 40,000-mile annual trip
Publisher: Environmental Health News
Date Written: 29/09/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16970
Right around now, flocks of sooties are finishing up their summer vacations feasting in the rich, upwelling currents of the Northern Pacific and are heading south to breed. En route, they'll run a gauntlet of manmade obstacles in the ocean: fisheries that deplete their prey and snare them with hooks and long lines, drifting continents of trash and noxious industrial spume.