Tag: guano

June 15, 2021

Removing rats helps islands and reefs, even in short term

After just over a decade of being rat free, islands in the Indian Ocean are already showing signs of more seabirds and more nutrients that come from them. Several years...

August 27, 2020

Poop may be reason No. 2 to conserve seabirds

Seabird poop is so rich in nutrients, its annual value to ecosystems — and to people — makes up nearly half a billion dollars, researchers found. But as seabird numbers...