Seabirds depend on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) as a safe haven for feeding, especially during their breeding season when adults spend days out at sea foraging to feed their young.

But a new study from CEED has found sites chosen at random would be more effective than the current MPAs managed by the Commonwealth Government for protecting one of Australia‚Äôs most iconic, threatened seabirds - the endemic Shy Albatross.

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Tracking data for iconic Australian albatross uncovers important information for conservation and management