First Penguins Released After New Zealand Oil Spill

49 Little Blue Penguins oiled in the spill from the grounded cargo ship Rena were released today in New Zealand, after rescue and rehabilitation by emergency response teams, including International Bird Rescue, organized through Massey University’s New Zealand Wildlife Health Centre. In preparation for the release we set up three aviaries with a salt water … Read more

Oiled Wildlife Response is a Team Sport

Our latest update on the Rena Spill is brought to you by International Bird Rescue’s Preparedness Director, Curt Clumpner, who is on site in New Zealand working with Massey University in the role of Wildlife Center Deputy. For those of you who don’t pay much attention to rugby “we” won the Rugby World Cup Sunday … Read more