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    • Laysan Albatross Stuck in Debris on Eastern Island

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • A Laysan albatross is stuck in debris on Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15, FWS released...
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Laysan Island Encampment Destroyed

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early morning hours of March 11th.All staff are safe. This work site was vacated as...
    • Stuck Albatross and chicks are found and released

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Albatross adult and two chicks uncovered alive in the tsunami aftermath. The tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15,...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); History; Law enforcement; Habitat conservation; Research; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Mammals; Fishes; Aircraft; Aviation; Surveying; Biography; Military; Trapping; Wilderness; Bird banding;...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Jim King.
    • Black-footed Albatross chick and Short-tailed Albatross Chick Survive Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Black-footed albatross chick and short-tailed albatross chick next to short-tailed albatross decoy on Eastern Island. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and...
    • Boat Dock Damaged by Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Boat dock damage in Midway Atoll harbor after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. Fortunately, Midway residents received...
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Environments (Natural);
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history interview. Note: The interviewers are not identified at any time on the tape. There are at least two interviewers (possibly three) – one (or two) male and one female. Their comments are not identified...
    • Surviving Laysan Albatross Chick

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Close up image of a Laysan albatross chick that survived being washed over during a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On...
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...
    • David L. Spencer oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Aviation;
    • David L. Spencer oral history interview with Jim King. Please note: Dave passed away February 9, 2000, before these tapes were transcribed and he had the opportunity to edit the draft.

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