Relics: penguin population programs.

  title={Relics: penguin population programs.},
  author={Li-guang Sun and Zhenglei Xie},
  journal={Science progress},
  volume={84 Pt 1},
What has been responsible for the increase in Chinstrap penguin populations during the past 40 years in maritime Antarctica? One view ascribes it to an increase in availability of their prey brought on by the decrease in baleen whale stocks. The contrary opinion, attributes it to environmental warming. This causes a gradual decrease in the frequency of cold years with extensive winter sea ice cover. A number of penguin monitoring programs are in progress and are expected to provide some answers… CONTINUE READING

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