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Thanks, Climate Change? New Penguin Colonies Discovered As Birds Move South Due to Rising Temperatures

3 Mins Read A scientific discovery reveals new penguin colonies across Antarctica as rising temperatures due to climate change force the birds south to raise their offspring. Researchers in the Antarctic say they have discovered new gentoo penguin colonies including the first-ever sightings of the species in a previously unexplored archipelago on the continent’s northern tip. They also […]

Antarctica’s Coast Is Turning Green With Algae Due To Global Heating

3 Mins Read In a new study, researchers have found that microscopic algae growing on the surface of snow in the Antarctic Peninsula is spreading as global temperatures continue to rise. While the melting of snow could lead to more algae growth, which can help sequester carbon dioxide, warmer temperatures could also affect wildlife populations such as penguins, […]