10 May '11, 4am

Why Global Warming Spells Disaster For Adélie Penguins (VIDEO)

The Western Antarctic Peninsula is one of the most rapidly warming areas on the earth: In just the past half-century, its temperatures have risen by 10.8 degrees Fahrenheit. Adélie penguins rely on the ice to live and global warming is taking its toll on their numbers, though not exactly in ways one might think. Indeed, Adélie penguin colonies on the Antarctic Peninsula, on the northern edge of Antarctica, have declined by 90 percent, and the only colony of emperor penguins that once lived there is now extinct. But it turns out that elsewhere, specifically in the Ross Sea, a southern extension of the Pacific Ocean, Adélie colonies have been growing significantly, as winter sea ice cover grows there. Indeed, climate change has benefited penguins in some ways, as the New York Times observes: ...in the Ross Sea a reverse trend is occurring: Winter sea ice cover is growing, an...

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