Antarctica: Thousands of penguin chicks have died of starvation because of too extensive pack ice

According to CNRS (France) researchers, the unusual extent of the pack ice, due to the melting of glaciers, has forced adult penguins to go farther to fetch their food. Since 2010, CNRS researchers are studying a colony of 18,000 pairs of Adélie penguins in eastern Antarctica. They found that only two chicks survived after the […]