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Seventeen 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 theses amazing birds and bring them back from the brink of extinction.

Task Force Blog

Read the latest from the official Task Force blog, written by our team members on board ships in the southern seas

How you can help

A donation from you can help save these birds from extinction

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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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Saving seabirds globally

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...

Saving seabirds globally

A global partnership

Save the Albatross is a global campaign by BirdLife International