Campaigners push for vast Antarctic marine reserve
Conservationists called Tuesday for the world's biggest marine protection zone to be declared around Antarctica, heralding the possibility of a global fight over its pristine waters.
Smells may help birds find their homes, avoid inbreeding
Birds may have a more highly developed sense of smell than researchers previously thought, contend scholars who have found that penguins may use smell to determine if they are related to a potential mate.
Milking the pigeon: extracting the mechanisms involved
Pigeons, flamingos and male emperor penguins are all able to produce "milk" in their crop to feed their chicks. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Genomics uses new technology to stu ...
Graduate's Belle experiment thesis published in Physical Review
Working together with other UH Manoa colleagues on the Belle experiment at the KEKB factory in Tsukuba, Japan, postdoctoral researcher Himansu Sahoo first reported the first observation of a new type of rare ...
Happy Feet the penguin missing in Southern Ocean
Scientists tracking Happy Feet, the wayward penguin who became a worldwide celebrity after washing up on a New Zealand beach, said Monday they had lost contact with the giant bird.
Happy Feet the penguin begins long swim home
Happy Feet, the lost penguin who became a worldwide celebrity after he washed up on a New Zealand beach was released back into the Southern Ocean on Sunday to begin a long swim home to Antarctica.
New Zealand's lost penguin sets sail for home
A wayward emperor penguin that found international fame after washing up lost on a New Zealand beach made a low-key exit from Wellington Monday aboard a research ship bound for his home waters.
New Zealand's lost penguin heads home
Fattened up on a diet of "fish milkshakes" and escorted by his own personal veterinary team, the world's most famous penguin, Happy Feet, sets sail Monday for the icy waters he calls home.
N.Z.'s lost penguin to hitch home on research ship
A wayward Emperor penguin that washed up in New Zealand will be shipped back to sub-antarctic waters later this month on a scientific research vessel, Wellington Zoo said Wednesday.
New Zealand's wayward penguin faces long swim home
(AP) -- A young emperor penguin that turned up on a New Zealand beach won't be getting a free ride all the way back to its Antarctic home - but the bird's human friends will at least help it get a little ...
Lost penguin more lively, eating fish post-surgery
(AP) -- New Zealand's favorite penguin visitor is more lively and eating fish after undergoing endoscopic surgery Monday to remove some of the beach sand and twigs it swallowed, apparently mistaking it for ...
Top medic operates on New Zealand's 'lost' penguin
One of New Zealand's top surgeons was enlisted to operate on an ailing Emperor penguin found on a beach near Wellington, some 3,000 kilometres (1,900 miles) from its Antarctic home.
Ill penguin stranded in NZ is offered a lift home
(AP) -- A young emperor penguin stranded in New Zealand has survived two medical procedures and now has an offer of a lift home.
NZ zoo takes in penguin that mistook sand for snow
(AP) -- This is one homesick penguin, stranded on a New Zealand beach 2,000 miles from Antarctica and eating sand it mistook for snow.