adelie adelie

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  • (n) medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica

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  1. Australian climate change researchers look to penguin poo

    If you're going to study the effects of climate change on a food chain, you have to look at how that food, ahem, ends up. Researchers from the Australian government's Antarctic Division will study the Antarctic food chain, specifically, the historical feeding habits of Adelie penguins and impacts of ocean acidification on phytoplankton and bacteria, the smallest building blocks of the southern ...
    on October 16, 2013     Source: The Online NewsHour

  2. Climate scientists fight US government shutdown

    Seabird ecologist Barbara Weinecke Adelie sets off from Hobart on October 15, 2013, with a research team from the Australian Antarctic Division for its annual scientific mission this Antarctic summer, which typically runs from October through to April, for an archaelogical dig of abandoned penguin sites, excavating ancient scat to determine how their diets have changed over time and what ...
    on October 16, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

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