contents of ASB 36

Subject: contents of ASB 36
From: David James <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 12:42:23 +1000
Hi seabird people,

For your interest, the "April" Issue # 36 of "Australasian Seabird
Bulletin"  is in press and will be posted to subscribers in the next few days.
please note the name change (formerly Australasian Seabird Group
Newsletter). It is considered that the publication is more of a bulletin
than a newsletter because of the contents and the publication frequency.

The Contents of Issue 36 are:

Number 36                      June 2000

>From The Editor....1
News From New Zealand....1
SHOC 2000....2
Overview of SHOC 2000 Symposium:  Ecology and Life History of Seabirds....2
Abstracts for SHOC 2000 Symposium 4a:  Seabird Conservation Issues....3
   Australian policy and actions relating to albatross conservation....3
   Occurrence of disease in Antarctic and sub-Antarctic seabirds....4
   Fishing out the food of seabirds around southern Africa -
   primary and secondary    effects....4
   Vulnerability of seabirds to oil pollution in southern Australia....5
   Abandoned Penguin Colonies and Climate Change in Antarctica....5
   Managing human visitation to seabirds: Recent research from Antarctica....6
   Adélie penguin diet and climate change in the Antarctic Peninsula....6
   Seabird mortality in the Patagonian Toothfish longline fishery....7
   The unrevealed Southern Rockhopper Penguins at Staten Island,
   Tierra del Fuego: their largest breeding ground?....7
   Interactions between seabirds, seals and fishing vessels in  the Patagonian
   Toothfish trawl fishery....8
   Winter diet of Emperor penguins      ....8
   Mortality of seabirds in longline fisheries....8
   Towards a conservation strategy for the Antarctic....9
Tern banding by the Victorian Wader Study Group, 1999/2000....10
Tern Counts in South Australia, February - March 2000: A Preliminary Report     
Comments on Albatross Taxonomy and Species Concepts....13
Ashmore Reef Pelagic Trip,  October to November 1999....17
Overlooked Early records of Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel off North-West
The Ship's Log: Shipboard Observations,  September 1999 to June 2000....20
Conservation Update....25
   Conserving southern hemisphere albatrosses and petrels with The Bonn
   Convention for Migratory Species....25
Notices and Announcements....27

Membership of Australasian Seabird Group including Subscription to ASB is
A$15 + GST (concession, family and institution rates available on request.)
plus an additional $5 for mebership outside Australia and New Zealand.
Please direct membership inquiries to:

The Membership Officer,
Birds Australia,
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David James
PO BOX 5225
Townsville Mail Centre,
Qld 4810, Australia

David James
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Qld 4810, Australia

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