The main suspects are climate change, fisheries,
disease and pollution, but we need to understand how penguins are affected by these
threats in order to mitigate them.
Penguins Lifelines is a project run by Tom
Hart and is a collaboration
between Oxford University, ZSL, Oceanites, Stony Brook and Woods Hole
Oceanographic Institute, researching the threats to antarctic penguins.
We are using long-term monitoring in the field and
genetic analysis of penguin feathers to get a complete picture of how populations are
Our findings will be used to inform policy and educate the public on the
impacts of climate change.