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  1. Penguin Numbers Could Halve Within 100 Years

    Scientists believe climate change could kill off half of the world’s emperor penguin population within a century. Antarctica’s 45 known penguin colonies trek up to 80 miles over the ice to breed and catch krill and fish. The ice is melting too fast for the penguins, prompting calls for the birds to be placed on the endangered species list. Such a status won’t refreeze their too-slippery slopes, but it’s hoped that it will lead to other efforts to help the at-risk birds.


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