Worldwide Media Coverage for Oceanites’ State of Antarctic Penguins 2017 Report

This week media all over the world picked up Oceanites’ State of the Antarctic Penguins 2017 (SOAP) Report. Click here to download the SOAP report. Coverage included the following:


There are 12 million penguins in Antarctica. This researcher says that’s not nearly enough – Extensive interview feature with Oceanites’ Ron Naveen on State Of Antarctic Penguins report posted April 25, 2017 (World Penguin Day). <view article>


Antarctica’s penguins are in trouble, new report shows – Quotes study published by Oceanites, “a nonprofit organization that closely monitors penguins and other Antarctic seabirds, in collaboration with researchers from NASA and Stony Brook University in New York.” Notes, that the Antarctic Peninsula, has warmed by a year-round average of 5 degrees Fahrenheit in the past 60 years.  <view article>


Why some penguin populations are shrinking on Antarctica – Quotes the SOAP report and how the Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest warming areas on the planet. and how “… penguins are a harbinger of the struggles humans will face in adapting to climate change.” <view article>


Penguin Populations Are Changing Dramatically – article talks about how the rapidly warming conditions on the Antarctic Peninsula are killing some species. The article states that, “Since the mid-20th century, temperatures have risen on average by 6 to 7 degrees Celsius.” <view article>


With 12 Million Penguins in Antarctica, Population Size Still a Concern – Quotes Oceanites’ State Of Antarctic Penguins 2017 report nothing that “Antarctic penguin populations have dropped more than 25 percent on average over the past two decades.” <view article>


On World Penguin Day, Climate-Related Concerns for the Loveable Flightless Birds – Article quotes Oceanites’ Ron Naveen “[Penguins] provide critical insights into the dramatic changes taking place in the Antarctic. What’s happening to penguin populations can have important implications for all of us.”  <view article>

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