Looking back on the work of marine fisheries scientist Ed Melvin upon his retirement
“I’ve never had an ornithology class in my life,” Ed Melvin confides on a sunny afternoon sitting by Seattle’s Portage Bay. For anyone familiar with Melvin’s work, this may come as a surprise. Melvin spent the bulk of his career saving seabirds.
Each year, hundreds of thousands of seabirds, including many endangered albatrosses and petrels, are trapped and drowned in ...Read More