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Thousands Of Emperor Penguin Chicks In Antarctica Wiped Out Overnight

A colony of emperor penguin in Antarctica is practically wiped as a result of a collapsed ice shelf. The penguin species has failed to breed in the last three years due to the rapid change of ice in the region.

Animals April 27, 2019

New Zealand’s Penguins Are Fast Disappearing: How Are Penguins Elsewhere In The World Doing - Or Dying?

Just like the yellow-eyed penguin of New Zealand, the already endangered African penguin is also under threat of becoming extinct. More than half of the world’s penguin species are dwindling due to global warming and man’s intrusion in their habitat.

Animals May 17, 2017

World Penguin Day: 10 Fun Facts About The Tux-Wearing Flightless Birds

They may live in cold areas but they sure can warm our hearts. Here are 10 fun facts about these flightless birds in celebration of World Penguin Day.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

Emperor Penguins Almost Died Off During The Last Ice Age

Even the cold adapted emperor penguins barely survived during the last ice age. The period was marked by extreme weather and only three populations of the flightless bird managed to survive.

Animals March 2, 2015

Rover disguised as baby penguin helps scientists study lives of shy Emperor Penguins

Humans approaching emperor penguins stresses them out so a group of researchers came up with a way so they can get near to these animals without causing much problem. They built a rover that they disguised to look like a baby penguin.

Animals November 3, 2014

Emperor penguins declining, but how is climate change affecting other arctic species?

Climate change could be harming emperor penguins, but how are populations of the animals that hunt the birds faring?

Earth/Environment July 1, 2014

Emperor penguins in danger of extinction due to climate change

A group of researchers say the 600,000 emperor penguins in Antarctica are in danger of being wiped from the face of the Earth, despite the growing levels of sea ice in the region.

Earth/Environment June 30, 2014

Emperor penguins are adapting to climate change in surprising ways

Penguins that usually depend on the same breeding grounds every year are adapting to changes in temperature. Sightings of new colonies show they're willing to relocate.

Animals June 22, 2014

Climate change prompts Emperor penguins to find new breeding grounds

Emperor penguins may be adapting to climate change better than expected, a new satellite study claims.

Earth/Environment June 22, 2014

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