Check out the abstracts of oral and poster presentations for next week's Fifth Albatross and Petrel Conference

The Fifth Albatross and Petrel Conference (IAPC5) will be taking place next week in Wellington, New Zealand.

The Conference Programme and Abstracts booklet is now available online, which also usefully includes a list of conference delegates along with their e-mail addresses.  Both oral and poster abstracts are included in the booklet.

A scan through the abstracts reveals that papers will be presented that cover 24 of the 30 species of albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters currently listed within the Agreement.

Buller's Albatross: a new Zealand endemic species
Photograph by Chris Golding

The Albatross and Petrel Agreement will be represented at the conference by its Information officer, John Cooper; Science Officer, Wiesława Misiak; and the Chair of its Advisory Committee, Marco Favero.  Click here to see what they will be presenting at the meeting.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 10 August 2012

The Agreement on the
Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

ACAP is a multilateral agreement which seeks to conserve listed albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters by coordinating international activity to mitigate known threats to their populations.

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