publication . Article . Other literature type . 2021

Global political responsibility for the conservation of albatrosses and large petrels

Martin Beal; Maria P. Dias; Richard A. Phillips; Steffen Oppel; Carolina Hazin; Elizabeth J. Pearmain; Josh Adams; David J. Anderson; Michelle Antolos; Javier A. Arata; ...
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  • Published: 03 Mar 2021
  • Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Migratory marine species cross political borders and enter the high seas, where the lack of an effective global management framework for biodiversity leaves them vulnerable to threats. Here, we combine 10,108 tracks from 5775 individual birds at 87 sites with data on breeding population sizes to estimate the relative year-round importance of national jurisdictions and high seas areas for 39 species of albatrosses and large petrels. Populations from every country made extensive use of the high seas, indicating the stake each country has in the management of biodiversity in international waters. We quantified the links among national populations of these threatene...
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free text keywords: [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology, [SDE.ES]Environmental Sciences/Environmental and Society, Research Article, Research Articles, SciAdv r-articles, Applied Ecology, Science Policy, conservation, ecology, seabird, high seas, tracking data
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EC| Inspire4Nature
INternational training at the Science-Policy Interface for Researchers in Europe, for Nature
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 766417
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-ITN-ETN
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Science and Innovation Policy Studies
European Marine Science
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