Antarctic penguins may become extinct

(ORDO NEWS) — As global temperatures rise, Antarctica‘s pristine landscape is changing, and new research shows that most of the region’s plant and animal species, including its iconic penguins, are in trouble.

A study found that 65% of Antarctica’s native species, most notably the emperor penguins, are likely to be extinct by the end of the century if the world continues as normal and fails to curb emissions.

The study also showed that current conservation efforts in Antarctica are not working.


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