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Emperor penguins photographed here on the Brunt ice sh (Image: © The British Antarctic Survey)

Good news - Emperor penguin poop spotted from space

It's often hard to find colonies of Emperor penguins. They are frequently located in remote, difficult to reach locations across Antarctica. But satellites circling high above the Earth have spotted their poop on the pure white surface in remote…

Emperor penguins risk extinction due to climate change

New research shows that Emperor penguins risk extinction by the end of the century if global temperatures continue to rise. Warming will lead to the loss of sea ice around Antarctica. And if that happens, the Emperor penguins will lose the very…
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Emperor penguin colony collapses

Emperor penguins are iconic birds of Antarctica. Yet, a major colony at Halley Bay has failed to breed for the last three years, possibly due to a decline in the sea ice in the Weddell Sea. https://www.bas.ac.uk/media-post/catastrophic-breeding-failure-at-one-of-worlds-largest-emperor-penguin-colonies/ Photo:…