South Georgia whaling: Antarctic art marks a dark past

Michael Visocchi's work memorialises the many animals killed by the whale hunters of South Georgia.

Nov. 18, 2020 ~3 min

Plastic pollution: 'Hidden' chemicals build up in seabirds

Chemicals in plastics can build up in seabirds at levels thousands of times higher than normal.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Jan. 31, 2020 ~2 min

Climate change link to puffin deaths

Climate change played a role in the deaths of thousands of puffins in Alaska, according to a study.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
May 29, 2019 ~2 min

'Super-sized' mice threaten seabird colonies with extinction

Overgrown mice are killing millions of chicks on the remote Gough Island in the South Atlantic.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Oct. 21, 2018 ~4 min

'Shame and anger' at plastic ocean pollution - BBC News

Scientists who advised the

David Shukman • bbcnews
Dec. 4, 2017 ~5 min

Albatrosses counted from space - BBC News

Scientists have started counting individual birds from space.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
May 4, 2017 ~5 min

Chemical clue to why seabirds eat plastic - BBC News

Plastic pollution in the sea gives off a smell that attracts foraging birds, scientists have found.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 10, 2016 ~3 min