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Dr Jonathan Green PhD

Senior Lecturer in Marine Biology Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences

Research

Research Interest 1

My research interests lie at the interface of the traditional disciplines of ecology, physiology and behaviour. My work focuses on seabirds, as these animals must adapt be adapted to two contrasting environments: the challenges of foraging in a big, deep, cold, dark, distant water body are very different to those that they face while breeding and moulting on land. Furthermore, both of these environments and their associated challenges change naturally on a seasonal and annual basis and are under anthropogenic threats from over-fishing, climate change and renewable energy developments.

Current projects range from the tropics to the poles with postdocs and postgrads working with partners in the Caribbean (www.caribbeanseabirds.org.uk), in the Channel Islands (www.alderneywildlife.org), in South Africa (http://www.fitzpatrick.uct.ac.za/docs/lorien.html), South Georgia (www.antarctica.ac.uk) and closer to home at our main field site in North Wales (www.puffinisland.org.uk). Research and volunteer opportunities are possible at most of these sites. Contact me for more details.

Research Group Membership
Research Grants

Assessment, protection and actions for important seabird populations in the Cayman Islands

DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS (UK)

April 2016 - March 2018

Darwin Plus Grant-Regional-scale marine conservation through multi-territory tracking of frigatebirds

DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS (UK)

April 2019 - September 2021

Preliminary assessment of seabird conservation priorities in the Cayman Islands

THE BRITISH ORNITHOLOGISTS' UNION (UK)

April 2016 - October 2016