The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration interviewed George via Skype and put together a concise educational video on the Cooper Island Black Guillemot research and the record warmth of 2016 as part of their Ocean Today Every Full Moon series, a resource for educators. The Cooper Island video is at this link :
Cooper Island on PBS in 2003 – Alan Alda, Scientific Americian Frontiers
In 2003 when the Black Guillemots on Cooper Island first started eating large numbers of sculpin in place of the preferred prey of Arctic cod, the PBS Scientific American Frontiers series paid me a visit in August. Their work in Alaska that summer resulted in an hour-long show on climate change issues in the state...
Cooper Island Research part of Polar Sea documentary
Cooper Island sits at the western end of the fabled Northwest Passage that has engaged explorers and adventurers for centuries. Cooper Island would not even be called “Cooper Island” if it were not for John Franklin’s attempt (and failure) to navigate from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. As the British H.M.S....
Polar bears almost get a guillemot this past summer
A polar bear mother and nearly grown young almost get a brooding guillemot. The parent bird survived and was back on the nest the next day.