The counting of the Adelie penguins, and why it matters


Heather Lynch, professor at Stony Brook University, spoke about Adelie penguins at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies on Feb. 8. Photo by Pamela Freeman

MILLBROOK — The temperature was frigid outside of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies on Friday, Feb. 8. It was much warmer inside, but the images on the screen didn’t do much to warm the audience — they were pictures of the Adelie penguins in their frigid habitats.

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