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By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow The text below is an excerpt from the opening paragraphs of my book Holy Moli: Albatross and Other Ancestors (Oregon State University Press, 2016.) I include it here to encourage further conversation… Read More
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Kauaʻi: building noah’s ark

By Hob Osterlund Founder, Kaua’i Albatross Network Fellow, The Safina Center In the summer of 1979, a Laysan albatross chick launched herself from a bluff on the north shore of Kauaʻi. She looked similar to other young birds… Read More
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How Much is an Albatross Worth?

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow One night just after Christmas, 2015, Christian Gutierrez and his two buddies Raymond Justice and Carter Mesker drove to a natural preserve area on the island of O’ahu, then hiked to a remote… Read More
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