Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Seabirds

Edited by Heimo Mikkola

University of Eastern Finland

Changes in seabird populations are good indicators of large-scale and long-term change in marine ecosystems, and are important because of their global impacts on the marine environment. This book has six chapters that present a wide variety of global seabird-related issues, from India to Svalbard, Norway. It also gives a comprehensive history of the use and chemical content of guano and certification schemes in fisheries for seabird conservation in Argentina. With the knowledge available in this book we should know how best to protect seabirds, which need all our support to survive in changing environments and climates. We can all do our best to recycle plastic waste to reduce global plastic pollution, which has affected seabirds' physical state, food sources, and nesting areas.

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SeabirdsEdited by Heimo Mikkola

Published: September 5th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71804

ISBN: 978-1-78923-657-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-656-9

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter: Seabird Occurrence in the Open Arctic Sea during the Breeding Season

By Heimo Mikkola

164

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2. Feather Structure and Behavioral Patterns in Seabirds

By Arie M. Rijke

196

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3. Certification Schemes in Argentine Fisheries: Opportunities and Challenges for Seabird Conservation

By Juan Pablo Seco Pon, Jesica A. Paz, Rocío Mariano-Jelicich, Germán García, Sofía Copello, María P. Berón, Gabriel Blanco, José Luis Flaminio and Marco Favero

180

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4. Seabirds as Bioindicators of Marine Ecosystems

By Muhammad Nawaz Rajpar, Ibrahim Ozdemir, Mohamed Zakaria, Shazia Sheryar and Abdu Rab

323

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5. Between the Land and Sea: How Yellow-Legged Gulls Have Changed Their Dependence on Marine Food in Relation to Landfill Management

By Juan Arizaga, Nere Zorrozua and Alexandra Egunez

166

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6. Guano: The White Gold of the Seabirds

By Ewald Schnug, Frank Jacobs and Kirsten Stöven

280

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