Fishing and boating a threat to penguins

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Penguin Island’s future as a breeding ground for little penguins is in danger, with a local expert warning that fishing and boating are increasingly threatening the Rockingham island’s unique population.
“We are encroaching on their territory,” Murdoch University penguin researcher Belinda Cannell said. “If we impact it too much, then they don’t survive."

Period25 Aug 2008

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  • TitleFishing and boating a threat to penguins
    Media name/outletThe West Australian
    Media typePrint
    Producer/AuthorKate Tarala
    PersonsBelinda Cannell