Since more eyes detect aggressors earlier, king penguins are better protected in very dense groups, despite more hostilities with neighbors.
Krill is fished by five countries in Antarctica, and other countries could have their sights on this enormous source of protein. Philip N. Philip N. Trathan, a biologist with 30 years’ experience in international committees dealing with this subject, shows how to maintain the principle of precaution, the cornerstone of this activity.
From the deck of their magnificent sailing boat, in a breathtaking natural scenery, researchers are studying an opportunistic sea lily that hitchhikes on the back of a crab.
Dozens of dead Magellanic penguins have been found daily on Uruguay’s beaches since the beginning of this month. It is estimated that a total of up to 2,000 animals could wash up.
On Mayes Island in the Kerguelen archipelago, white-headed petrels fall into two categories: those that breed every year and those that only return every other year.
Satellite imagery of the Russian coastline in summer 2016 enabled scientists to identify beluga whale populations in the far south of the Kara Sea.
Alaska’s distinct — and endangered — beluga whale population faces numerous threats to its recovery. A lack of public support is not one of them
Albatrosses have different personalities, and these “characters” influence their fishing strategies, which are intimately linked to wind strength.
The soil of an island, not far from the Antarctic Peninsula, is the scene of a powerful metamorphosis. An insect larva introduced by humans produces minerals useful to fungi and plants.
Penguins are suspected of using the Earth’s magnetic field to orient themselves underwater, much like a navigator has a compass.
The bison which was discovered in the Verkhoyansk region of Russia in the summer of 2022 is now being dissected by scientists at North-Eastern Federal University’s Mammoth Museum.
Never observed before in this region of Antarctica, a massive decline in reproduction strikes birds that gather in colonies of hundreds of thousands of pairs.
Sled dogs have bitten to death a six-year-old boy in the West Greenland town of Aasiaat. The dogs had been chained at the city’s ski club, he said.
After video analysis, researchers believe that the Adélie penguin uses an interception technique on its fleeing prey.
The Antarctic Peninsula hosts populations of Adelie penguins. They have been declining for several decades, but a population resists in the extreme northeast.
Baylor University researchers and collaborators have been searching for answers to the question of how leopard seals survive in extreme polar conditions.
Studying the life of elephant seals is a bit like studying traffic during the vacations. There are many factors to consider.
By following their congeners, albatrosses are interested in the Southern Ocean fishing boats, during their life, this attraction increases, then decreases with old age.
An arctic visitor has enraptured numerous people in Scarborough and ensured that the turn of the year went off without fireworks.