The World Seabird Conference, led by the Pacific Seabird Group and an International Steering Committee of 26 other professional seabird and research organisations from around the world, was created to help put seabird management and conservation into a worldwide perspective.

The 1st World Seabird Conference was held in Victoria, BC, Canada in September 2010. Over 950 participants (including 850 registered conference attendees) from over 40 countries gathered together to comprehensively address the global issues and data needs for this diverse group of birds, most of which inhabit multiple countries and waters within their own ranges. The conference was a huge success! Click here for more information on the conference program, conference outcomes and photos.

Student Awards Evaluation Committee    John Croxall (left) and David Irons    Student Prize Winners & Awards Committee

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