ATF base Nesting site
Fifteen out of 22 species of albatross are threatened with extinction. The main threat to albatrosses is death at the end of a hook on a fishing long-line.
Working closely with BirdLife International partners in the Southern Ocean, we're working to stop the needless slaughter of these amazing birds and bring them back from the brink of extinction.
Read the latest from the official Task Force blog, written by our team members on board ships in the southern seas
A donation from you can help save these birds from extinction
Make a regular donation and help us save these majestic ocean wanderers. As a Friend, you'll get regular updates about the progress your money is helping make to this campaign.
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Seabirds spend much of their lives travelling vast distances across the oceans, crossing many international boundaries. Their protection cannot therefore be tackled effectively by single nations alone - global solutions are needed. More...
Save the Albatross is a global campaign by BirdLife International
Find out more about all the organisations working together to help albatrosses.