What’s better than clever protest signs? Protest penguins.
On Saturday, as thousands of people joined the March for Science worldwide, a group of penguins waddled in solidarity at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California.
The aquarium shared the “March of the Penguins for Science” via Facebook Live. The post had nearly 1.7 million views by mid-afternoon on Sunday.
The March for Science movement was born in response to President Donald Trump’s “clear anti-science actions,” organizers said in January.
The Trump administration has vowed to slash funding and staffing for federal scientific agencies. Top officials have repeatedly expressed hostility and skepticism toward robust, peer-reviewed, widely accepted research — including the scientific consensus on human-driven climate change. Read more…