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After dodos, are penguins next?

 

Issue Dated: March 1, 2009
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After dodos, are penguins next? One canít visualise the snowy expanse of Antarctica without the penguins, but data gathered has shown that when winter sea ice dropped by 10 per cent for several years, the penguin population took a corresponding nosedive. Scientists say that if the harmful effects of global warming persist, the emperor penguins could nearly be wiped out.
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