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New Plant Species Discovered in Antarctica

Treehugger 21 Jul 2021
Scientists have confirmed that a species of moss discovered in Antarctica by Indian scientists in 2017 is indeed a new species ... Greening is turning Antarctica rapidly into a more ... Antarctica has long been thought of as a "canary in the coal mine" when it comes to global warming.
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With the Antarctic Treaty turning 60 years old, a look at the agreement's relevance in a changed world

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jun 2021
However, since the treaty was negotiated in a very different era and there have been a number of environmental, resource and geopolitical disputes related to Antarctica in recent decades, it begs the question ... The most important provision of the treaty is Article IV, which effectively seeks to neutralise territorial sovereignty in Antarctica.
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15 Things We Learned About Battlefield 2042

GamingBolt 11 Jun 2021
After months of leaks, EA and DICE have, at long last, officially unveiled�Battlefield 2042.�Though we won’t be seeing actual gameplay until the Xbox E3 presser on June 13, quite a few details on the shooter have still been revealed ... MAPS ... Breakaway is set in Antarctica, and has plenty of mountain ranges, mining facilities, and frozen tundras ... .
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Antarctica Is Running Out of Ice and You Should Be Terrified

The Daily Beast 03 Jun 2021
When I told a friend of mine, an editor whose advice I value dearly, that I planned to visit Antarctica for this book, he said, “What for? Why don’t you just rely on the diaries?” I didn’t know how to answer ... I was one of more than fifty thousand people to visit Antarctica in the austral summer of 2018–19.
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Māori view on Antarctica's future

Phys Dot Org 01 Jun 2021
... proposed initiatives, discussion and decision-making will center on not only a commitment to conserve Antarctica as an uncharted, pristine and unowned territory, but also feature aspirations for wealth creation in tourism and fishing, and the potential for mining exploration.".
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Crooked Tree Arts Center announces winners in 19th annual Young Writers Exposition

Petoskey News-Review 14 May 2021
“We were thrilled to have over 300 submissions, which was a nice increase compared to last year,” said Alex Dailey, Young Writers Exposition coordinator ... Following are the winning submissions in this year's exposition. ... By ... Grade. 5 ... In Antarctica the weather was very cold. In Colorado he saw where people mined for gold ... Then I will get mine.
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The Drama of Radio: The past and the future

The Jerusalem Post 21 Apr 2021
The same is true of those born in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa ... That radio world has changed ... Not, though, in the UK ... In a radio play you can have animals or even inanimate objects converse, you can be whisked from Israel to Antarctica, from earth to Mars, from the top of Mount Everest to the deepest coal mine, in an instant ... .
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Planning for the red planet: How we’ll build a base on Mars

Digital Trends 26 Mar 2021
Once we have a base on the planet, like the McMurdo Station in Antarctica or like the International Space Station, then you can think about way more aggressive types of ISRU, like mining ice ... “A lot of people feel we should be mining for ice autonomously ... You could mine the soil for water which is fairly plentiful.”.
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Slices of the Pie: Mapping Territorial Claims in Antarctica

GlobalResearch 23 Feb 2021
Mapping Territorial Claims in Antarctica ... Antarctica ... Interestingly, there is still a large portion of Antarctica that remains unclaimed today ... Thanks to the Antarctic Treaty, there is no mining taking place in Antarctica, and thus far no country has set up a permanent settlement on the continent.
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NUI Galway student to take part in Antarctic expedition

The Irish Times 12 Feb 2021
An NUI Galway student, Sukanya Saikia, will travel to Antarctica, along with 80 other dedicated climate fighters and environmentalists as Climate Force Ambassadors for an International Antarctic Expedition in November ... Founded by explorer Robert Swan, the 2041 Foundation was set up to engage and inspire youth to preserve Antarctica.
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Fossils show 66 million years of insects eating kauri trees

Phys Dot Org 25 Nov 2020
Over 50 million years ago, rainforests teeming with life stretched across the ancient supercontinent Gondwana, including what is now South America, Antarctica and Australia ... Notably, the researchers found extremely similar elongated, blotchy leaf mines on Agathis at all the fossil sites and on multiple living species of the same conifer.
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People discovered Antarctica 200 years ago – and promptly began slaughtering some of its animals ...

Alternet 21 Nov 2020
200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction ... While mining is currently banned under the Antarctic Treaty and the days of sealing and whaling are over, Antarctica’s marine living resources are still being exploited to this day.
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200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica—and began slaughtering its animals to near extinction for profit

Phys Dot Org 16 Nov 2020
In the two centuries since, Antarctica has seen a range of commercial, scientific and diplomatic developments ... While mining is currently banned under the Antarctic Treaty and the days of sealing and whaling are over, Antarctica's marine living resources are still being exploited to this day.
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200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of ...

Killeen Daily Herald 13 Nov 2020
In the two centuries since, Antarctica has seen a range of commercial, scientific and diplomatic developments ... While mining is currently banned under the Antarctic Treaty and the days of sealing and whaling are over, Antarctica’s marine living resources are still being exploited to this day.
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India, Chile hold first joint commission meeting

Beijing News 17 Oct 2020
They agreed to add new momentum to the relations of the two countries in the fields of trade and commerce, agriculture, health and social security, defence, apace, science and technology, energy, mining, culture and education, disaster management and cooperation in Antarctica amongst others," the release said.
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