Penguin colony in the world Adele could fall by the end of the century to 80%

The number of Emperor penguins in Terre Adélie in Antarctica by the end of 2100 could be reduced from three thousand to 500-600 pairs, due to the melting of Antarctic ice, according to a press release from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) with the support of NCAR studied colony of Emperor penguins in Terre Adélie (Antarctica).

"According to our most optimistic projections, by the end of the century the Earth will be 500-600 pairs of Adelie penguins against today's figures of three thousand pairs" — said biologist Stephanie Zhenovre (Stephanie

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