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Analysis | The climate news is about to get a lot worse – The Washington Post

On the other end of the planet, a new study projected that, thanks to melting ice in Antarctica, 98 percent of the world’s emperor penguin colonies may vanish by the end of the century. “There is a sea ice ‘Goldilocks’ zone,” said Stephanie Jenouvrier, a seabird ecologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a lead author of the study, in a statement. “If there is too little sea ice, chicks can drown when sea ice breaks up early; if there is too much sea ice, foraging trips become too long and more arduous, and the chicks may starve.”

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