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  • Today I am going to discuss Global Warming and Loss of Species. The species in question in the penguin

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  • 1. Global Warming & Loss of Species
    • Penguins
  • 2. Antarctica
    • Home to many species of penguins
    • Sea ice covers 40% less area than it did 26 years ago
    • Reduced food supply
  • 3. Species of Penguin at Risk
    • Gentoo Chinstrap
    • Emperor Adelie
  • 4. Reasons for Problem
    • Global Warming
    • Melting ice
    • Ice too thin for breeding
    • Warmer winter temperatures
    • Stronger winds disturbing nest sites
    • Overfishing - Lessens food supply
  • 5. Emperor Penguin
    • 50% decline in 50 years
  • 6. Chinstrap Penguin
    • 30-66% decrease in some colonies
  • 7. Gentoo Penguin
    • Food sources declining due to overfishing
  • 8. Adelie Penguin
    • 65% decline in 25 years
    • Encroachment on territory by Gentoo & Chinstrap
  • 9. How to help the penguins
    • Kyoto Protocol to lower emissions
    • Make changes in our own lives
    • Campaign for awareness to the plight of the penguins
  • 10. Sources of information
    • http://news.softpedia.com/news/Global-Warming-Could-Wipe-Out-in-10-Years-Antarctic-Penguins-75168.shtml
    • http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/swcbd/SPECIES/penguins/emperor.html
    • “ Global warming could wipe out four species of penguin” The Independent 11 December 2007
    • “ The last emperor? Penguin numbers plunge” The Scotsman 11 December 2007
    • http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2007/dec/11/endangeredspecies.conservation