Oceanites

3292 Arcadia Place NW, Washington DC, USA

Region Active

Antarctic

Non-profit

Activity

Marine research, Penguins

Description

Oceanites provides scientific data and recommendations for the conservation of Antarctica, utilizing penguins to help understand the impact of climate change. Since 1994, Oceanites has been analysing penguin and seabird population changes across the vast Antarctic Peninsula, where it’s warming faster than anywhere else on Earth except the Arctic. The organisation represents the world’s only non-profit, publicly supported Antarctic research programme.