News/Blog

The Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics (MAPPPD) is now live! . . .

The penguin population tool — MAPPPD (Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics) — that the Lynch Lab @ Stony Brook University & the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have developed for Oceanites is now live. Go to: www.penguinmap.com Ron Naveen, from Oceanites, explains: “MAPPPD keeps Oceanites and the Antarctic Site Inventory on the […]

Read More

Antarctica Is Warming Quickly, And That’s Bad News For Penguin Colonies . . .

About a third of Adelie penguin colonies in Antarctica could disappear in the next four decades due to human caused global warming, a… Source: Antarctica Is Warming Quickly, And That’s Bad News For Penguin Colonies — ThinkProgress

Read More

Antarctica Is Warming Quickly, And That’s Bad News For Penguin Colonies . . .

About a third of Adelie penguin colonies in Antarctica could disappear in the next four decades due to human caused global warming, a… Source: Antarctica Is Warming Quickly, And That’s Bad News For Penguin Colonies — ThinkProgress

Read More

VOLCANO ERUPTS, SHAKING ½ OF THE WORLD’S CHINSTRAP PENGUINS . . .

At two of the most remote locations on Earth — Zavodoski Island and Bristol Island in the far south Atlantic Ocean, a recent 7.2 magnitude earthquake and volcanic eruptions are potentially affecting one-half of the world’s entire population of chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis Antarctica). Zavodoski and Bristol islands are part of the South Sandwich Island chain, […]

Read More