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