As climate change worsens, king penguins will need to move — or they’ll die

As climate change worsens, king penguins will need to move — or they’ll die

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King Penguins returning to their nests from a swim. Photo courtesy of: ©Joe Kelley

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If we don’t cut greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change, then by the end of the century, 70 percent of king penguins could face a tough decision: either find a new home or die, according to a new study published today in Nature Climate Change

Read Full Article; The Verge (02-26-2018)

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