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  • you might call them the poster children of their product

  • penguins iconic animals of the frozen cotton

  • now a new study indicates melting sea ice caused by climate change

  • soon we haven't gone one calling emperor penguins

  • would still be room for a large law firm and other species

  • which shows that that the fancy actually care

  • as predicted by commack when there's a population we lead decrees and

  • we should dramatically decrease by the end of the century

  • scientist stephanie's your movie

  • is the day ever articulate what study penguins around the french research

  • station interior on the lead

  • these pictures she's working with a species called the Ugly Penguin

  • one colony of emperor penguins in that area is perhaps the best documented

  • on the cockpit

  • french scientist and monitoring it since the nineteen sixties

  • in order to

  • analyze the dynamics of this population and see how the population relates to

  • changes in

  • c_i_s_

  • we need

  • a very long term

  • consistent monitoring of the population to give us the data

  • that we need

  • in the studies supported by the national science foundation

  • biologist how does well stephanie shouldn't be a

  • teamed up to model called it a rival the emperor penguin population

  • will likely responsibilities the arts so she would like

  • their breeding

  • colonies are all in

  • c_i_s_

  • and uh... they rely on that ice cream st louis throughout that period while

  • they're laying their eggs in

  • anywhere in their checks

  • and in addition and equally important to see us

  • provides the basis of food chain

  • that they're relying on

  • as it turns out there is evidence in the usa local record

  • if yeltsin how emperor penguins respond to decreasing levels of students

  • into nineteen seventies there was a period of about

  • eight or nine years win c_i_a_'s declined by about ten or eleven percent

  • it was an unusually warm

  • invent and during that period

  • emperor penguin population there crashed

  • by about

  • it went from about six thousand meters down to about three thousand

  • repairs

  • by the early nineteen eighties colder temperatures returned in the population

  • stabilized

  • but the episode serves as a worrisome harbinger of things to bomb

  • scientists predict that unless we start scaling back the amount of carbon

  • dioxide

  • all the greenhouse gases that were popping into the atmosphere

  • temperatures groupwise from to more than eleven degrees fahrenheit over the next

  • century

  • resulting break-up of c_i_a_ swooned wipe out the colony

  • generally

  • so it's a decline no

  • are higher than they keep for some time

  • decrease so it's uh... very high declines that puts a population that

  • uh...

  • higher risk of extinction

  • human colonies and other parts of the articles like this off the street

  • we know our mission is to make prediction that's a species that advice

  • it's true is that uh...

  • petition without

  • pops identifying

  • has ever towards c_i_s_ may be more stable than other parts

  • some areas

  • of the antarctic

  • more protected those areas would presumably be

  • places where

  • member penguins would have thought better chance of long-term survival

  • is it too late to save the

  • goes well says coordinated global action is needed

  • and soon

  • it's definitely true that trying to make changes in something the size of the

  • global climate system is a very slow process it is like trying to

  • too

  • change the direction of something like an aircraft carrier

  • i don't really know the answer to the question of whether it's too late for

  • the emperor penguin but it's certainly bodies time to start trying to do

  • something about it the situation won't get any better the longer that with the

  • way in taking action

  • recites nation i'm bruce burkhardt

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    Akki posted on 2015/02/01
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