Long-term surveys show that the breeding population of Adelie penguins in the Windmill Islands region has increased sixfold over the past 60 years.
At the meeting in Berlin, the majority of countries had voted in favor of granting the emperor penguin protected status, yet China voted against it.
Rockhopper penguins know their way around steep terrain. New studies show that the little guys have a lot going for them in other ways, too.
Visitors to the Ushuaia Yacht Club witnessed an unusual event. More than a dozen dolphins approached the shore and beached next to the pier.
In New Zealand waters, leopard seals do not appear to spurn sharks as prey, researchers have found.
Adélie penguins often steal rocks from each other’s nests, but new research shows the crafty birds target some nests more than others.
A leopard seal normally inhabiting Antarctica has turned up in Lyall Bay in Wellington, on New Zealand’s North Island.
Penguins spend half of their lives in the water. Observations have shown that they can spend longer periods under water than was previously known.
If the beautiful Sedna had not resisted her father’s wish to marry her off to a black raven, there would be no seals in the seas today.
South Georgia, one of the most biologically rich places in the world, is home to a quarter of the world’s gentoo penguin population. For their protection, the protection zone for fishing was extended.
Although Antarctic krill in particular is one of the best documented pelagic species, there is still a great deal of uncertainty about different key roles in its life history.
Since time immemorial, legends and myths have been swirling around the wandering albatross. Today, the largest seabird is doing well. Because of climate change.
The emperor penguin lives and breeds exclusively on the edge of Antarctica between the 66. and 78. latitudes South.