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Global political responsibility for the conservation of albatrosses and large petrels

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Science Advances  03 Mar 2021:
Vol. 7, no. 10, eabd7225
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abd7225

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vol. 7 no. 10

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  • Received for publication July 20, 2020
  • Accepted for publication January 19, 2021
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  1. Martin Beal1,2,*,
  2. Maria P. Dias1,2,
  3. Richard A. Phillips3,
  4. Steffen Oppel4,
  5. Carolina Hazin2,
  6. Elizabeth J. Pearmain2,
  7. Josh Adams5,
  8. David J. Anderson6,
  9. Michelle Antolos7,,
  10. Javier A. Arata8,
  11. José Manuel Arcos9,
  12. John P. Y. Arnould10,
  13. Jill Awkerman11,
  14. Elizabeth Bell12,
  15. Mike Bell12,
  16. Mark Carey13,
  17. Ryan Carle14,
  18. Thomas A. Clay15,,
  19. Jaimie Cleeland16,
  20. Valentina Colodro14,
  21. Melinda Conners17,§,
  22. Marta Cruz-Flores18,
  23. Richard Cuthbert19,
  24. Karine Delord20,
  25. Lorna Deppe21,
  26. Ben J. Dilley16,
  27. Herculano Dinis22,
  28. Graeme Elliott23,
  29. Fernanda De Felipe18,
  30. Jonathan Felis5,
  31. Manuela G. Forero24,
  32. Amanda Freeman25,
  33. Akira Fukuda26,
  34. Jacob González-Solís18,
  35. José Pedro Granadeiro27,
  36. April Hedd28,
  37. Peter Hodum14,29,
  38. José Manuel Igual30,
  39. Audrey Jaeger31,
  40. Todd J. Landers32,33,34,
  41. Matthieu Le Corre31,
  42. Azwianewi Makhado35,16,
  43. Benjamin Metzger36,
  44. Teresa Militão18,
  45. William A. Montevecchi37,
  46. Virginia Morera-Pujol18,
  47. Leia Navarro-Herrero18,
  48. Deon Nel38,
  49. David Nicholls39,
  50. Daniel Oro40,
  51. Ridha Ouni41,
  52. Kiyoaki Ozaki42,
  53. Flavio Quintana43,
  54. Raül Ramos18,
  55. Tim Reid44,
  56. José Manuel Reyes-González18,
  57. Christopher Robertson45,
  58. Graham Robertson46,
  59. Mohamed Salah Romdhane47,
  60. Peter G. Ryan16,
  61. Paul Sagar48,
  62. Fumio Sato42,
  63. Stefan Schoombie16,
  64. R. Paul Scofield49,
  65. Scott A. Shaffer50,
  66. Nirmal Jivan Shah51,
  67. Kim L. Stevens16,
  68. Christopher Surman52,
  69. Robert M. Suryan53,#,
  70. Akinori Takahashi54,
  71. Vikash Tatayah55,
  72. Graeme Taylor56,
  73. David R. Thompson57,
  74. Leigh Torres58,
  75. Kath Walker23,
  76. Ross Wanless16,59,
  77. Susan M. Waugh60,
  78. Henri Weimerskirch20,
  79. Takashi Yamamoto61,
  80. Zuzana Zajkova18,
  81. Laura Zango18 and
  82. Paulo Catry1
  1. 1MARE—Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, ISPA—Instituto Universitário, Lisboa, Portugal.
  2. 2BirdLife International, The David Attenborough Building, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ, UK.
  3. 3British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK.
  4. 4RSPB Centre for Conservation Science, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The David Attenborough Building, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ, UK.
  5. 5U.S. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Santa Cruz Field Station, 2885 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA.
  6. 6Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 USA.
  7. 7Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 104 Nash Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA.
  8. 8Independent researcher, 204-100 Coe Hill Dr, Toronto, ON M6S 3E1, Canada.
  9. 9SEO/BirdLife, Marine Programme, C/Murcia 2-8, local 13, 08026 Barcelona, Spain.
  10. 10School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia.
  11. 11Gulf Ecology Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561, USA.
  12. 12Wildlife Management International Limited, P.O. Box 607, Blenheim 7240, New Zealand.
  13. 13Department of Environmental Management and Ecology, La Trobe University Albury–Wodonga Campus, Wodonga, VIC 3689, Australia.
  14. 14Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge, Yerbas Buenas 498, Valparaíso, Chile.
  15. 15School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
  16. 16FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa.
  17. 17Department of Ocean Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA.
  18. 18Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio) and Department de Biologia Evolutiva, Ecologia i Ciències Ambientals (BEECA), Universitat de Barcelona, Av Diagonal 643, Barcelona 08028, Spain.
  19. 19World Land Trust, Blyth House, Bridge Street, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 8AB, UK.
  20. 20Centre d’Etudes Biologiques de Chizé, CNRS La Rochelle Université, 79360 Villiers en Bois, France.
  21. 21The Hutton’s Shearwater Charitable Trust, 100 Watsons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand.
  22. 22Associação Projecto Vitó, São Filipe, Fogo, Cabo Verde.
  23. 23Department of Conservation, Private Bag 5, Nelson, New Zealand.
  24. 24Department of Conservation Biology, Estación Biológica de Doñana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (EBD-CSIC), Avenida de Américo Vespucio, 26 Isla de la Cartuja 41092, Sevilla, Spain.
  25. 25Nature North, P.O. Box 1536, Atherton, QLD 4883, Australia.
  26. 26Shizuoka University, Johoku 3-5-1, Hamamatsu, Japan.
  27. 27CESAM, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Faculdade de Ciências Universidade de Lisboa, Rua Ernesto Vasconcelos, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal.
  28. 28Environment and Climate Change Canada, Wildlife Research Division, 6 Bruce Street, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4T3, Canada.
  29. 29Biology Department, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma, WA 98416, USA.
  30. 30Animal Demography and Ecology Unit, Institut Mediterrani d’Estudis Avançats (IMEDEA, CSIC-UIB), Miquel Marques 21, 07190 Esporles, Balears, Spain.
  31. 31UMR ENTROPIE (Université de La Réunion, IRD, CNRS, IFREMER, Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie) Université de La Réunion, Université de La Réunion, 15 Avenue René Cassin, CS92003, 97744 Saint Denis messag cedex 9, La Réunion, France.
  32. 32School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand.
  33. 33Auckland Museum, The Domain, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand.
  34. 34Auckland Council, Private Bag 92300, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142, New Zealand.
  35. 35Oceans and Coasts, Department of Environment, Agriculture and Fisheries, Cape Town, South Africa.
  36. 36BirdLife Malta, 57/28 Marina Court, Abate Rigord Street, Ta’ Xbiex, XBX 1120, Malta.
  37. 37Psychology Department, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL A1B 3X9, Canada.
  38. 38WWF-Netherlands, Driebergseweg 10, 3708 JB Zeist, The Netherlands.
  39. 39Chisholm Institute, Bonbeach Campus, Breeze Street, Carmm, VIC 3197, Australia.
  40. 40Centre d’Estudis Avançats de Blanes CEAB (CSIC), Acces Cala Sant Francesc 14, 17300 Blanes, Spain.
  41. 41Tunisian Wildlife Conservation Society. Faculté des Sciences Mathématique, physique et biologiques de Tunis (FST), Campus Universitaire, El Manar, CP 2092 Tunis, Tunisia.
  42. 42Division of Avian Conservation, Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, 115 Konoyama, Abiko, Chiba 270-11, Japan.
  43. 43Instituto de Biología de Organismos Marinos (IBIOMAR), National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET), Bv. Almte Brown 2915, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina.
  44. 44Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization, CSIRO, Castray Esplanade, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia.
  45. 45Wild Press, P.O. Box 12-397, Wellington, New Zealand.
  46. 46Independent researcher, 9 Roba Court, Kingston, Tasmania 7050, Australia.
  47. 47Université de Carthage Institut National Agronomique de Tunisie, 43 Avenue Charles Nicole, 1082 Tunis, Tunisie.
  48. 48National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd., 10 Kyle Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand.
  49. 49Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand.
  50. 50Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0100, USA.
  51. 51Nature Seychelles Centre for Environment and Education, Sanctuary at Roche Caiman, Mahe, Seychelles.
  52. 52Halfmoon Biosciences, 45 Heather Road, Ocean Beach, WA 6333, Australia.
  53. 53Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR 97365, USA.
  54. 54National Institute of Polar Research, Tachikawa, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan.
  55. 55Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, Grannum Road, Vacoas, Mauritius.
  56. 56Department of Conservation, P.O. Box 10420, Wellington 6143, New Zealand.
  57. 57National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd., 301 Evans Bay Parade, Hataitai, Wellington 6021, New Zealand.
  58. 58Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University, Newport, OR 97365, USA.
  59. 59Institute of Marine Affairs and Resources Management, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan.
  60. 60Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, 2 The Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand.
  61. 61Meiji Institute for Advanced Study of Mathematical Sciences, Nakano, Tokyo 164-8525, Japan.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: martinbeal88{at}gmail.com
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  • Present address: Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA

  • § Present address: School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA.

  • # Present address: NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Auke Bay Laboratories, Ted Steven’s Marine Research Institute, 17109 Pt. Lena Loop Rd., Juneau, AK 99801, USA.

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