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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.
Buckets of freshly caught Antarctic krill are transported by crane from the research vessel LAURENCE M. GOULD to Palmer Station. Stressed Out
Science / The Biological World
Thursday July 03, 2014

Krill are already facing significant challenges in the fast-changing climate of the Antarctic Peninsula. Some scientists are wondering if they will face even greater stress in the future, as the oceans become more acidic.

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