What Kind of Penguin Are You?

Discover your penguin personality and find out where you would live in the vast Southern Ocean

What Kind of Penguin Are You?
Marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean
Marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean
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A Network of Marine Protected Areas in the Southern Ocean

Protecting one of Earth’s last great wilderness areas

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The Southern Ocean, surrounding Antarctica, is one of the least altered marine ecosystems on Earth. Scientists believe this ecosystem is changing due to the impact of climate change and temperatures that are warming faster than nearly anywhere else on Earth.

Gerlache Strait
Gerlache Strait
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I Want to Protect Antarctica Even More

Threats to krill, penguins, and other species show the need to safeguard the Southern Ocean

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The coast of Antarctica is a breathtaking kaleidoscope of ever-shifting light and colors. In the twilight of the austral winter, for a few hours every day, the sea ice turns a fiery orange as shadow puppets trace the cracks across slow-moving waves. Snow-covered peaks turn from dark blue to fluorescent pink during the sun’s fleeting appearances above the horizon.  Penguins pop in and out of the water on their way to forage, while crabeater seals haul out on the ice to rest.