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Phoebastria immutabilis

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • IUCN Red List Assessment, Phoebastria immutabilis

    Climate change poses an ongoing threat in terms of storms and flooding; and a future threat in terms of habitat alteration from sea level rise.

    A majority of the population nests on low lying islands and atolls and it is predicted that with climate change and the resulting rise in sea level; there will be significant inundation and loss nesting habitat (Storlazzi et al. 2013; Reynolds et al. 2015).

    Climate change severe weather 11.1.

    Climate change severe weather 11.4.