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Everything we do in our life has a consequence. Every time we use fossil fuels to heat our homes, drive our cars or create electricity we release carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the air which traps more of the Earth’s heat. After reading “What is Happening to the Penguins,” (http://www.penguinscience.com/clim_change_ms.php) which discusses how climate change has caused penguins in Antarctica to move their breeding locations, try this activity. Listed below are some global activities and factors that could influence Adélie Penguin populations, their habitat and breeding success. Place them in the diagram where you think it is appropriate that they should go.d go.

research scientists driving cars fishermen
Antarctic tourists leopard seals burning the rainforest
people living in America people living in China krill eaters
increase in sea ice riding a bike