This story at The Today Show’s Animal Tracks is just great, knitters banding together to create adorable pullovers to keep penguins warm after their feathers were cleaned from the devastating recent oil spill ion New Zealand. But nothing is as adorable as the pictures published with the article! Here is sneak peak, go there more. . . . → Read More: Friday Penguin KEWTNISSS!1!!
There is much buzz these days about marine protected areas (MPAs) and no-take zones. We are approaching the age of assessment. There has been enough time passed where we should see a signal of improvement to verify conservation theory. While the data has been trickling in for many MPAs and there is in general an . . . → Read More: Penguins Immediately Benefit From MPA
ZOMG TEH CUTENEZZ!!! IT HERTZ!!!! Our good friends at the New England Aquarium have baby penguins!! And they need a name!! Go there today and submit a name that teaches aquarium visitors about African penguins. Please, make teh cutenezz stopz!!!
David Honig is a graduate student in marine science at Duke University in the lab of Dr. Cindy Van Dover. He is participating in LARISSA, a 2 month multinational expedition to study the causes and consequences of the ice shelf collapse. He will be posting regular updates on the expedition exclusively for Deep Sea News . . . → Read More: Dispatches from Antarctica – Ice Ho!
The Cephalopod beak guide for the Southern Ocean. What everyone needs for the coffee table ..we interrupt this post so that Dr. M can perform the rare dance of the geek and squeal in delight…by Jose Xavier and Yves Cherel and published by British Antarctic Survey was published recently as a product from the International . . . → Read More: Guide To Things That Might Gnaw On Your Brains In Southern Ocean
‘Nature demonstrates how maximum performance can be achieved with minimum energy consumption,’ a Festo spokesman said. DON’T DO IT!!!! We’ve all seen Terminator! We know what will happen! The Daily Mail reports: “The life-size bionic birds are hydrodynamic and can turn like real penguins because of the flexible glass fibre rods that control their heads. . . . → Read More: Bionic Penguins Will Wipe Out The Penguin Race