News tagged with antarctic penguins

Antarctica's wildlife in a changing climate

Despite being one of the coldest, most inhospitable places on Earth, Antarctica hosts a wealth of biodiversity, and its remoteness and extreme climate have lent a certain amount of protection to the many species that call ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Climate change does not bode well for picky eaters

In a part of the world that is experiencing the most dramatic increase in temperature and climate change, two very similar species of animals are responding very differently. New research published today suggests that how ...

dateJan 20, 2015 in Ecology
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March of the penguin genomes

Two penguin genomes have been sequenced and analyzed for the first time in the open access, open data journal GigaScience. Timely for the holiday season, the study reveals insights into how these birds have been able to adapt ...

dateDec 11, 2014 in Biotechnology
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A major study of all penguin populations

A major study of all penguin species suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation. Writing in the journal, Conservation Biology, a group of internationally renowned scientists recommends the adoption ...

dateAug 06, 2014 in Ecology
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