UC Santa Cruz Researcher Finds Albatross Tragedy

Myra Finkelstein
Good Times Santa Cruz | February 3, 2010
Myra Finkelstein has discovered that lead paint chips from an abandoned U.S. Navy base on the Midway Atoll are poisoning thousands of albatross chicks each year. Her latest study shows that the disease droopwing is causing a substantive drop in the Laysan albatross population worldwide.

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