Publications

Infographics

Infographics of the seabirds breeding at Marion Island and the Mouse-Free Marion Project

Why is the Sooty Albatross Endangered?

The Sooty Albatross Infographic was produced in support of World Albatross Day on 19 June 2022 and its theme of Climate Change. The infographic has been co-published with the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP). Read more here.

The infographic can be downloaded in two poster sizes from the ACAP Website

Why is the Wandering Albatross Endangered?

An infographic depicting the globally Vulnerable Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans has been produced to celebrate the second ever World Albatross Day on Saturday 19 June 2021. The infographic has been co-published with the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP). Read more here

The infographic can be downloaded in two poster sizes from the ACAP Website

Why is the Grey-Headed Albatross Endangered?

An infographic depicting the globally Endangered Grey-Headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma. The infographic has been co-published by the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) and the Australian Government.

The infographic can be downloaded in poster sizes from the ACAP Website

Articles and Reports

Island Eradications Of Introduced Predators Can Be Game Changing, Providing The Planning Is Done Correctly.

Article by Mouse-Free Marion Operations Manager, Keith Springer, published in the August 2022 issue of Bokmakierie, the newsletter of the Witwatersrand Bird Club. 

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Against the odds. – BirdLife Magazine Jan-Mar 2022

Far out to sea between South Africa and Antarctica, and ravaged almost incessantly by the ‘roaring forties’ winds, the bleakly beautiful oceanic outposts of Marion and Prince Edward Islands are home to a huge wealth of seabirds and marine mammals.

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For more information on the project, please view the BirdLife South Africa occasional report titled: ‘Eradication of House Mice Mus musculus from Marion Island: a review of feasibility, constraints and risks‘

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Angel, A. & Cooper, J. 2011.  Review of the Impacts of the House Mouse Mus musculus on sub-Antarctic Marion Island, Prince Edward Islands.  Report to the Prince Edward Islands Management Committee, South African National Antarctic Programme. Rondebosch: CORE Initiatives.  57 pp.

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