The swan song of the seabird?

28 May, 2020

The number of seabirds in the Baltic Sea has declined sharply over the past 20 years and the future of several species is uncertain. The threats are many: fishing, poisons and the expansion of power plants. And despite the protection of large areas of sea, heavy maritime traffic continues to pass unhindered through sensitive natural areas. Since a large proportion of the world’s moose congregate on the shallow banks of the Baltic Sea, Sweden has a special responsibility to protect the unique moose. Since the mid-1990s, more than a third of all moose have disappeared. Now urgent action is needed to save the bird.

Reportage: Tell Aulin & Martin Widman
Photo: Oskar Pedersen, Kjell Larsson & Leif Eiranson

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