Group 6 Copy 10
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge

    Wedge-tailed Shearwater chicks are attracted to lights and grounded due to collisions with utility wires / posts and hit by cars. Since 2011, we have surveyed a coastal highway during fledging (Nov-Dec) and have documented grounded shearwaters. We will use this 5-year baseline to test if deaths increase or decrease after the installation of new highway LED lights. This study will reveal whether the lights being replaced throughout Hawaii will impact these native seabirds.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    The Dogs of Chernobyl Research Initiative

    The Chernobyl disaster site has hundreds of feral dogs that are in need of care. A team of students from...

    Unraveling the mystery of TDP-43, a versatile protein involved in several Neurodegenerative disorders

    The TDP-43 protein is involved in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and in frontotemporal dementia (FTLD...

    Will vitamin D improve the health of patients with heart failure?

    We are trying to determine if supplemental vitamin D in heart failure patients will improve heart function...

    Backer Badge Funded