Climate Change Killing Penguin Colony, NPR Reports

PUNTA TOMBO, Argentina, January 31 – Biologist Dee Boersma from the University of Washington who has lived among a penguin colony in southern Argentina on and off for 30 years has published a report claiming climate change is killing the largest colony of Magellanic penguins. At first, Boersma was unsure what was causing the decline…

Newest Controversy in Sochi Involves Whales

SOCHI, Russian Federation, January 29 — The newest in a long string of controversies leading up to the Olympic games in Sochi involves a pair of wild-caught orcas that are set to be displayed during the games. The orcas, more commonly known as killer whales, were caught off the northern coast of Japan and flown…