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Why We Do What We Do: The Sweet Success Story of Stormy and Radar

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow Laysan albatross nesting season begins in November each year. Although it’s autumn, it feels like spring to those of us who monitor the mōlī. Mates reunite, rushing and gushing after months of… Read More
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Watch Live: Laysan Albatross Chick Being Raised by Two Moms

By Safina Center Fellow Hob Osterlund The starring chick of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s “TrossCam, Season Four” hatched on January 26, just in time to go live from Kauaʻi. Hawaiian cultural arts practitioner and Cornell cam operator… Read More
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Of Mice and Mōlī

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow During the annual albatross count at Midway Atoll in December of 2015, volunteers reported seeing nesting albatross with bloody heads and necks. The wounds left biologists scratching their own heads. “We started… Read More
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