Tag: Laysan duck

April 15, 2021

Dogs stymie spread of avian botulism in Hawaii

Avian botulism first hit Laysan ducks in Midway Atoll in 2008. The disease, essentially a form of food poisoning, threatened to derail the recovery work of one of the most...

October 2, 2015

Hard Work in Paradise: A Profile of a Midway Atoll Biologist

It was the middle of a traditional ceremony to maintain cultural ties to a tiny atoll, which sits on the northwest of the Hawaiian archipelago about a third of the...