BirdLife: The Magazine Jan-Mar 2018 - Page 50

MARINE Tangled and drowned Every year, an estimated 400,000 seabirds worldwide are killed after getting snared in gillnets while diving for food. A new review highlights that even penguins – the master swimmers of the avian world – aren’t safe from their clutches Rory Crawford BirdLife International Marine Programme 50 birdlife • Jan-Mar 2018