Emperor penguin numbers rise as biologists petition for IUCN Red List upgrade — polarbearscience

Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes fosteri) populations in 2019 were found to have grown by up to 10% since 2009 – to as many as 282,150 breeding pairs (up from about 256,500) out of a total population of over 600,000 birds (Fretwell et al. 2012; Fretwell and Trathan 2020; Trathan et al. 2020) – despite a loss […]

Emperor penguin numbers rise as biologists petition for IUCN Red List upgrade — polarbearscience