Our seabirds are already being affected by climate change - in the North Sea, the temperature has risen by 1C in just 25 years.
The changes felt by seabirds
At the top of the marine food web, seabirds are a visible sign of the changes taking place below the surface. They are sensitive to disruptions in the food chain.
Sand eels are disappearing due to dramatic changes in their plankton diet.
In turn, birds are not finding enough sandeel food to sustain them and their young.
Find out what is happening to our seabirds and the marine environment on which they, and their young, depend.
Seabirds in danger
Norman Ratcliffe, a senior research biologist at the RSPB, reports on how climate change is causing widespread breeding failure among our seabird colonies
Orkney's vanishing seabirds
Erik Meek lived and worked in the Orkney Islands for more than 30 years. He saw some major changes in the seabirds there - some of which are undoubtedly the result of climate change.