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Emperor Penguins

Emperor penguins with chick

Photo Source: Christopher Michel Some rights reserved

According to a recent study, satellite imaging has revealed that there are nearly 20% more emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica than previously thought. Scientists discovered 11 new colonies, meaning there are now 61 colonies across the continent overall. The scientists note "Climate change is a real threat to the species as the loss of sea ice will devastate their habitats. According to the report, the new colonies "are situated at the margins of the emperors' breeding range," which makes them vulnerable as the global climate warms."

Check out the books below to find out more about penguins and climate change!

In this display:

  • Santos, Rita. Emperor Penguins, Enslow Publishing, LLC, 2019.
  • Borboroglu, Pablo Garcia, and P. Dee Boersma. Penguins : Natural History and Conservation. University of Washington Press, 2013.
  • Miller, Sara Swan. Emperor Penguins of the Antarctic, Rosen Publishing Group, 2009.
  • Kooyman, Gerald L., and Wayne Lynch. Penguins : The Animal Answer Guide, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
  • Strycker, Noah. Among Penguins : A Bird Man in Antarctica, Oregon State University Press, 2011.
  • David Ainley. The Adélie Penguin : Bellwether of Climate Change. Columbia University Press, 2002.
  • Francis, Gavin. Empire Antarctica : Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins, Counterpoint Press, 2013.
  • Wormworth, Janice, and Cagan H. Sekercioglu. Winged Sentinels : Birds and Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2011.