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Cambridge researcher Dr Matt Davey on how algae could be used for energy, healthcare and monitoring penguins from space

[UK] Disco lights shine out from within the greenhouse. But given that it’s the hottest summer solstice since 1976 on the day we visit Continue reading Cambridge researcher Dr Matt Davey on how algae could be used for energy, healthcare and monitoring penguins from space

Antarctica is Melting: Good News for Penguins

[Global] A new study, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, suggests that the rapid melting of ice in Antarctica may be great news for sea life in the waters surrounding the continent. Although this result of global Continue reading Antarctica is Melting: Good News for Penguins

Emperor penguin population is in peril due to vanishing ice

Disappearing sea ice in Antarctica is putting emperor penguins at risk of extinction, researchers warn.

“The population is declining,” says Hal Caswell, senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and an author of a new study in Nature Climate Change. “Unless something changes to stop that, the population will go into extinction.”

By 2100, the entire population could decrease by one-third, with all 45 of the known emperor penguin… Continue reading Emperor penguin population is in peril due to vanishing ice