Climate Change

Climate change is forcing gentoo penguins south - here's why this matters

A penguin with its wings outstretched and mouth wide open, facing the camera

A colony of gentoo penguins has been discovered living the furthest south in Antarctica the species has ever been. Image: Unsplash/Cornelius Ventures

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Climate Change is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Climate Change


What’s the World Economic Forum doing about climate change?

Groups of penguins on a rocky hill
The researchers reported that the unprecedented colony of gentoo penguins consisted of about 75 chicks. Image: Greenpeace/Tomás Munita
Two researchers setting up a drone for a flight
Scientists Clare Flynn and Michael Wethington fly a drone over a penguin colony on Andersson Island, Antarctica. Image: Greenpeace/Tomás Munita
Have you read?
Penguins spread out across a rocky terrain
Gentoo and Adélie penguins on Andersson Island in Antarctica. Image: Greenpeace/Tomás Munita
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Climate ChangeBiodiversity
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Solar-power investment to exceed oil for the first time - IEA

Noah Browning

May 30, 2023


About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum