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A humpback whale leaps out of the waters around Antarctica. Leaping into New Territory
Science / The Biological World
Friday July 25, 2014

Humpback whales were once heavily exploited. Today, they are making a comeback, prompting researchers with the Palmer LTER program to add yet another level of sophistication to the National Science Foundation-funded project.
Adelie penguins near Palmer Station off the Antarctic Peninsula. Winds of Change
Science / The Biological World
Friday July 11, 2014

A long-term study of the links between climate and marine life along the rapidly warming western Antarctic Peninsula reveals how changes in physical factors such as wind speed and sea-ice cover send ripples through the food web, with impacts on everything from single-celled algae to penguins.

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