Media coverage of my research
The Daily Maverick (South Africa) – ISLANDS OUT OF BOUNDS: Creecy limits fishing around key African penguin colonies in ‘deal’ for people and birds.
The Independent (UK) – Whooper swan populations ‘grew 30 times faster in UK nature reserves'.
Mongabay (USA) – Breeding success raises hopes for future of endangered African penguin.
Cape Times (South Africa) – Overzealous tourists could cause stress to African penguin chicks, study finds.
National Geographic – How we can help coral and seabirds survive a warming world.
Scientific American – Struggling Seabirds Are Red Flag for Ocean Health.
National Geographic – Oceanic shark and ray populations have collapsed by 70 percent over 50 years.
The Guardian (UK) – Decoy tactics: can fake concrete penguins help save the real thing?
The Scotsman – Scavenging seabirds hit by drop in North Sea fisheries discards.
Oceanographic Magazine – African penguin behaviour could help dictate fishery management.
Scientific American – Misled Penguins Swim to Feeding Grounds That No Longer Have Food.
Times Live (South Africa) – No-fishing zones can save SA's endangered penguins, say boffins.
Nature Research Highlights – Baby penguins benefit from fishing bans.
Times of India – No-fishing zones may help endangered penguins.
Reuters – African penguins threatened by climate change and over-fishing (Video).
Scientific American – African penguins pulled into an ecological trap (Podcast).
Nature Research Highlights – Penguins caught in an ecological trap.
Times Live (South Africa) – African penguin vanishing from coast.
News24 (South Africa) – Swimming with the penguins at Boulders Beach may be over (by Lawrence Bartlett, AFP).
Bloomberg News – African Penguins Face Short Lives, Few Chicks as Sardines Flee.
Portland Press Herald (USA) – Fish shortage may imperil African penguins.
Times Live (South Africa) – Government says it’s working to save our starving penguins.
The Conversation (UK) – Endangered African penguins on the rebound, but not yet in the clear by Caitlin Kight.
Conservation Magazine (USA) – Could hand-reared penguins help seed new colonies? by Jason G. Goldman.
PBS (USA) – Hand-rearing abandoned African penguins could help save endangered species by Ashira Morris.
Radio Today (South Africa) – on The Sappi Nature Journal talking about the satellite tracking of fledgling African penguins.
50|50 (SABC2, South Africa) – Interviewed about and filmed catching oiled penguins. Aired 2012.
Oiled Wildlife Care Network Blog (USA) – Oiled penguins in South Africa.
Talk Radio (South Africa) – on Environment Hour talking about satellite tracking penguins.
50|50 (SABC2, South Africa) – Interviewed about tracking of fledgling penguins. Aired 2011.
Mail and Guardian (South Africa) – South African scientists to track penguins in wild.
Cape Times (South Africa) – Lucy the penguin swims into history with a backpack.
3 News (New Zealand) – South African scientists to track penguins.
Cape Argus (South Africa) – Penguin research goes swimmingly.
The Telegraph (UK) – Radio-controlled penguins: South Africa fits trackers to monitor baby birds.
National Geographic Online – the spot project is mentioned in an article on flipper banding.
50|50 (SABC2, South Africa) – Filmed and interviewed about automated penguin biometrics on “African Penguin: Twilight Hour”. Aired 2007.