An Isolated Population of Antarctic Fur Seals Could Save the Species, but They’re Disappearing
Losing fur seals from the South Shetland Islands means losing crucial genetic diversity the species may need to adapt to rapid climate change.
May 12, 2021
Study by NOAA Fisheries Antarctic Scientists Among Journal’s Top 100 Ecology Papers of 2020
November 10, 2021
By targeting Antarctic krill hotspots, the krill fishery can have outsized negative impacts on penguins while still remaining under the catch limit.
New Data Show That Penguins in Antarctica May Prefer Dining with Friends to Dining Alone
October 10, 2021
Researchers attached video cameras to penguins and obtained some of the first footage of penguins synchronously swimming, diving, and feeding for several hours.
Antarctic Fishing for Krill, Even at “Precautionary” Levels, Still Affects Penguins
February 19, 2020
Fishing for krill in the Southern Ocean, even at low levels, can affect the reproduction and growth of penguins that also depend on krill.