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In a first, bird flu reaches Antarctica, threatening to wipe out tons of penguins and other birds

2023 has been a bad year for emperor penguins. In August, a study in the journal¬†Communications Earth & Environment found that the loss of polar ice in Antarctica is likely to lead to a¬†“catastrophic breeding failure” for penguins throughout Antarctica, eventually causing them to be unable to naturally sustain their own species by the end of the century....

Originally posted on salon.com