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Emperor Penguins Threatened by Antarctic Sea-ice Loss
June 20, 2012
A decline in the population of emperor penguins appears likely this century as climate change reduces Antarctic sea ice, according to a detailed projection published this week. The study concludes that the number of breeding pairs in a much-observed penguin colony may drop by about 80 percent by 2100.
National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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