Image of the Day: On the Hunt Image of the Day: On the Hunt
Image of the Day: On the Hunt
The Fiordland penguins of New Zealand travel thousands of kilometers in search of food.
Image of the Day: On the Hunt
Image of the Day: On the Hunt

The Fiordland penguins of New Zealand travel thousands of kilometers in search of food.

The Fiordland penguins of New Zealand travel thousands of kilometers in search of food.

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Largest King Penguin Colony Population Has Declined Drastically
Largest King Penguin Colony Population Has Declined Drastically
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 31, 2018
Compared to 500,000 breeding pairs in the 1980s, only 60,000 penguin pairs now remain.
Marine Protected Areas Aren’t Protected Against Climate Change
Marine Protected Areas Aren’t Protected Against Climate Change
Ashley Yeager | May 7, 2018
If left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions will drive ocean temperatures up, affecting wildlife in these regions.
Image of the Day: Camera-Toting Penguin
Image of the Day: Camera-Toting Penguin
The Scientist Staff | Feb 12, 2018
Researchers and BBC filmmakers strapped cameras to animals around the world for a new three-part nature series.
Image of the Day: World Penguin Day
Image of the Day: World Penguin Day
The Scientist Staff | Apr 24, 2017
Emperor penguins are among the largest birds in the world. Approximately 595,000 of them live in Antarctica.
Image of the Day: Penguin Run
Image of the Day: Penguin Run
The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2017
Little penguins (Eudyptula minor) live on the southeast coast of Australia, one of the global “hot spots” of marine diversity most severely affected by global warming.
Imperiled Penguins
Imperiled Penguins
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2015
See the volunteers and veterinarians who are helping to rehabilitate wayward penguins that wash up on the coast of Brazil.
Ocean Sentinels
Ocean Sentinels
Elizabeth Fiedler | Oct 1, 2015
Researchers are struggling to understand shifts in the migratory patterns of penguins in the Southwest Atlantic.
Lack of Taste
Lack of Taste
Tracy Vence | Feb 17, 2015
Scientists pinpoint how penguins may have lost their ability to sense sweet, umami, and bitter flavors.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Jan 12, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes