little penguins

Penguin resilience to climate change investigated

August 2nd, 2016

Dr Belinda Cannell will investigate how resilient penguins are to climate change.

New research by Murdoch University will investigate the future of Rockingham’s beloved Little Penguins colony. Dr Belinda Cannell, who has been part of a long term study of the birds, will spend the next three years examining their resilience to coastal waters that have remained warmer than average since late 2010.

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Fears for Little Penguins as deaths spike

February 28th, 2012

There are concerns for the long-term survival of Perth’s Little Penguin population after deaths reached four times the normal level in the second half of 2011.

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