This week we are highlighting projects that help advance research on penguins, seals, the Antarctica and more.
The SciStarter Team
This one involves a little travel to an unexpected biodiversity "hot" spot: Antarctica. This project connects you with teams of scientists to study communities of phytoplankton liv
Atlanta’s airport -- the nation’s busiest -- experienced the bulk of today’s travel troubles after an unexpected blast of winter weather headed southeast.
The biggest threat to emperor penguins may not be leopard seals or even killer whales, but a much larger predator: global warming. Climate change, which is quickly melting the sea ice that this species depends on for survival, could...
Emperor penguins in Antarctica. A new robot is lending clues about their behavior. (Photo: Christopher Michel / Flickr Creative Commons) While studying penguins in Antarctica may seem like a rewarding task, it’s undoubtedly a diffic...
Seals equipped with sensors on their foreheads are helping scientists collect data from some of the most remote corners of the world, advancing research on global warming, ice cover and weather forecasting. The project has involved ...