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Biden’s FWS Lists Emperor Penguins As ‘Threatened’ Using Debunked Climate Models

Yesterday, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced it will classify the Emperor penguin as ‘threatened’ with extinction under its Endangered Species Act (ESA) based on what are known to be flawed climate models, to take effect next month. This,…

Climate change threatens emperor penguins with extinction, officials say – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article It is the only animal that dares to breed during the Antarctic winter. It endures gale-force winds and freezing temperatures to lay and protect a single egg. Now climate change threatens Antarctica’s emperor…

Ocean currents have sheltered the Galápagos from global warming. Now it’s time to protect them – University of Colorado Boulder

Banner image: An endangered Galápagos fur seal. (Credit: Andrew Turner) While most of the world’s oceans are warming due to climate change, a new CU Boulder study explains how the waters around the Galápagos Islands are staying cool and getting colder. …

Climate Change for Preschoolers: ‘Octonauts’ Explores Unmapped Ground – The New York Times

Four-year-old Francis Gaskin, who lives with his family in Houston, has a favorite episode of his favorite new Netflix cartoon: When the Amazon rainforest canopy dries up from too much heat, the manic howler monkeys must move into the lower…

Cute penguins becoming a reason for increased Global Warming – The Statesman

‘Cute penguins: A reason for increased Global Warming’: Everyone likes cute and adorable little penguins but it is astonishing to realise how they could be contributors to global warming. Scientists have been studying penguin faeces for many years and recently…

Global warming puts emperor penguins on thin ice – Yale Climate Connections

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/climateconnections/CX220803.mp3 Emperor penguins endure Antarctica’s extreme cold and biting winds. But global warming may prove too much for these tough birds to handle. Stephanie Jenouvrier of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution says emperor penguins need a stable platform of sea ice…

Report: Antarctic is changing dramatically, with global consequences – CU Boulder Today

Banner image: A penguin navigates sea ice in Antarctica. (Credit: John Weller) A new report from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) reveals how climate change is significantly impacting Antarctica’s ice sheets, climate and ecosystems, with far-reaching global consequences.  The report,…

The North and South Poles Are Melting. Time To Take it Seriously – TIME

Nothing on earth compares to the icy sweeps of the planet’s polar extremes. It’s why, perhaps, explorers and scientists who have been there often seek more distant analogies, describing the poles’ austere swaths of frozen terrain in lunar terms, unworldly…

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