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Four Decades of Change: An Arctic Seabird Struggles to Survive in a Warming World


Every summer since 1975, George Divoky has conducted research on Mandt’s Black Guillemot on Cooper Island off the coast of northern Alaska. The Arctic has experienced unprecedented warming in the last four decades and Divoky’s research documents how the resulting melt of snow and ice has affected a seabird population. His long-term study provides clear evidence of the reality of climate change along with detailed insights into the lives of birds coping with a rapidly changing environment. Join the Audubon Society for an evening of research stories and amazing pictures in the remote Arctic.