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Ocean Encounters: Seabirds

Surviving life on the open ocean

Seabirds are uniquely adapted to life at sea—and uniquely vulnerable to its perils. Many spend the majority of their decades-long lives far from shore, flying thousands of miles over open water to find food, returning to land only to mate and raise their young. Join us as we learn about these extraordinary animals and talk with scientists working to understand and protect them.

Tammy Silva Research Ecologist, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Carlos Valle Evolutionary Ecologist, Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ, Ecuador

Francesco Ventura Marine Ecologist, Postdoctoral Scholar, WHOI

Veronique Lacapra Host and Director of Special Projects, WHOI


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