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Rockhopper Penguin on Gough Island in the South Atlantic  (photo: Chantal Steyn)

Major oil spill in the South Atlantic threatens Rockhopper Penguins

3/23/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

A major oil spill in the Atlantic Ocean could spell catastrophe for endangered Rockhopper Penguins.  The cargo freighter M.S. Oliva ran aground on Nightingale Island in the remote Tristan de Cunha chain last week, spilling hundreds of tons of crude […] Read more >