The Cosco Busan oil spill is nearly three weeks old. Crews are still searching for oiled animals and exorcising oil from beaches and rocks. If you’re curious where the oil is being reported and where crews are working in San Francisco Bay, see the Unified Command’s online map.
Full map (825 KB PDF)
In addition to responding to oil spills around the world, International Bird Rescue staff work to care for birds impacted by lesser known threats like natural oil seeps under the ocean, algal blooms, marine debris, and extreme weather. We use this blog to share stories from the field and from the two California-based bird rescue centers we manage. We hope you enjoy this window into our world—we are truly passionate about caring for birds, and know that our community shares this passion. We could not do this important work without your ongoing support!