Emperor Penguins Threatened by Melting Ice

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A new study published in the journal Global Change Biology studied the effects of diminishing sea ice on the Emperor penguin population in Terre Adelie, a region in East Antarctic.  The study was led by researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).  Emperor penguins are Antarctica’s largest sea bird, normally standing at almost 4 feet tall.  A disappearance in …