#Repost @natgeo with @repostapp.・・・Photograph by @paulnicklen for @natgeo while #onassignment in the Ross Sea for a story on Emperor Penguins. A young emperor chick gets acquainted with its polar surroundings while both parents look on with great curiosi
January 20 is Penguin Awareness Day and what better time to celebrate these amazing birds. Penguins delight and charm nature lovers of all ages. But, many penguin species face serious threats from climate change to habitat destruction to illegal egg harvesting. Here, you'll meet 16 penguin species and learn about some of the serious threats they face.
Raise Your Voice & Ask World Leaders to Protect Penguins~ This October, two dozen countries & the European Union will decide the fate of some of the most important penguin habitat on Earth. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, or CCAMLR, could create the world’s largest marine reserves in the Ross Sea and the waters off East Antarctica. These large-scale protections would preserve penguin foraging & breeding grounds