Dee Boersma, director of the Penguin Project, spoke at a TED event recently and I highly recommend watching it: Dee has devoted more than 20 years to studying penguins and she has the data that shows that penguin colonies are declining, and quickly. Just as important, she has clear recommendations for how to solve this … Read more
I just came across an interesting article on how the researchers in Punta Tombo are using computers to aid in data entry and spatial tracking. And at least one Magellanic penguin appears to approve of the new devices. Researcher Eleanor Lee sheds light on just how much data they collect each year: “Up until now, … Read more
Penguins may look cute and cuddly but you wouldn’t want to get too close to one. They bite and they bite hard. Which is probably why we’re so fascinated by those select penguin who choose not to bite humans. There is a penguin, named Sandy, in a zoo in German that has developed quite an … Read more
Headed back to the ocean.