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Very young sea spiders, seen here clutching to an egg sac carried by an adult, may be at a disadvantage as they grow and develop because of warming ocean temperatures. Larvae La Vida Loca
Science / The Biological World
Monday January 06, 2020

As oceans warm around the world, the creatures that live in them are feeling the effects. In regions like the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica, which has been unchanged for millennia, researchers worry that even small fluctuations in water temperatures can have major effects on the marine ecosystem.
From the air, emperor penguins show up as tiny spots against the white ice. Researchers using aerial photos like this are comparing them to satellite photos to get a complete census of emperor penguin colonies. Penguins From SPAAAAAACCCE
Science / The Biological World
Tuesday February 05, 2019

Scientists want to know how many emperor penguins there are in the world, and they're using Earth-observing satellites to count them.

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