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Fishing for krill is an eco-disaster: we must protect the Antarctic | Chris Packham
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'Mega-colonies' of 1.5 million penguins discovered in Antarctica
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Emperor penguin mass chick huddle in Antarctica - big picture

New footage of emperor penguins in Antarctica will be seen in the BBC's Penguins - Spy in the Huddle

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'Sexual depravity' of penguins that Antarctic scientist dared not reveal

Landmark polar research about the Adélie penguin's sex life by Captain Scott's expedition, deemed too shocking for the public 100 years ago, is unearthed at the Natural History Museum

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Tagging penguins limits survival chances, study shows

Survival rates for king penguins with flipper bands dropped by 16% and the birds produced 39% fewer chicks

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The flipside of penguin tagging - video

A study by the journal Nature has found a link between using metal bands to identify individuals and a decrease in overall population numbers

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Decline in krill threatens Antarctic wildlife, from whales to penguins
Climate change and industrial-scale fishing is impacting the krill population with a potentially disastrous impact on larger predators, say scientists

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