conservation
Coronavirus Thwarts Rescue of Endangered Albatrosses Menaced by Giant Mice

The covid-19 pandemic has forced a delay to an effort to protect vulnerable seabirds from large, invasive mice on an island in the South Atlantic Ocean. The suspension left a team of conservationists stranded in one of the most remote places on Earth, an ordeal that finally ended this week. Read More >>

science
Seabird Crap Could Help Save the Arctic

Seabird poo: great for ruining your picnic at the beach, and according to new research, good for keeping the Arctic cool. But if the birds want to stop their summertime home from melting away, they’re going to have to start taking laxatives. Read More >>