Penguins

My dear friend Frank . . .

We bow our heads respectfully and with abundant sorrow — penguins, penguin-lovers, and all of us who knew Frank Todd and who are and will be indescribably saddened by news of his passing. Frank was a dear, life-long friend and the one who singularly molded and nurtured my love for penguins and Antarctica. Vividly, I recall every second of […]

My dear friend Frank . . .

We bow our heads respectfully and with abundant sorrow — penguins, penguin-lovers, and all of us who knew Frank Todd and who are and will be indescribably saddened by news of his passing. Frank was a dear, life-long friend and the one who singularly molded and nurtured my love for penguins and Antarctica. Vividly, I recall every second of […]

Huge Antarctic Conservation Achievements at CCAMLR 35 . . .

This has been a very memorable and exciting day in the history of CCAMLR — the Commission for Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources. Four key achievements have been advanced: • Establishing the world’s largest marine protected area in the Ross Sea • Establishing 100% observer coverage in the krill fishery • Adopting a 5-year […]

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 […]