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A penguin leads a group of three penguins in Antarctica. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY LYNCH LABS

Professor awarded Pew fellowship for penguin research

Christine Kelley April 24, 2022
Lynch, an associate professor and endowed chair for ecology and evolution at Stony Brook University, is one of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ six 2022 marine fellows, who are all pioneers of conservation research.
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Stony Brook researchers find chinstrap penguin population plunged nearly 60%

Deidre Redhead February 16, 2020
Recorded in breeding pairs, researchers found the total numbers of pairs to be 52,786 — nearly 60% less of their total of 122,550 pairs in 1971.
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Adélie penguins on an iceberg in Antarctica. JASON AUCH/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY 2.0

Research team helps discover massive Antarctic penguin colony

Brianne Ledda March 18, 2018
Ecology & Evolution Associate Professor Heather J. Lynch discovered over 1.5 million Adélie penguins in the Danger Islands near the edge of the Antarctic Peninsula.
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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook joins University Climate Change Coalition

Mike Adams February 11, 2018
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. joined the launch of a multi-university coalition to fight climate change at the 2018 Higher Education Climate Change Leadership Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
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Ice cream overlords hiding the truth of global cooling

Skyler Gilbert November 9, 2015
Folks, we are on the verge of perhaps the greatest environmental catastrophe of our lifetimes: Global cooling.
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Under the microscope: Neutrinos in the South Pole

Ruchi Shah December 1, 2013
Scientists from Stony Brook University that are part of the international team at the IceCube South Pole Neutrino Observatory were first to detect particles called neutrinos that originated from astrophysical sources.
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