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African penguins put researchers in a flap. Controlled fishing experiment raises controversy over cause of birds' decline on Robben Island.

16 Oct 2014 - 07:45

BY MICHAEL CHERRY 
Robben Island is notorious as the site where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison, but now the island’s 1,200 breeding pairs of African penguins are sparking a scientific controversy. At stake is the survival of an endangered species, as well as how fisheries around the world are managed.
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