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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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India, Chile to add new momentum to ties; looking at firming up investment protection pact

Deccan Herald 16 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, space, science and technology, energy, mining, culture and education, disaster management and cooperation in Antarctica amongst others," the MEA said.
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This day in history, Oct. 4

Erie Times-News 04 Oct 2020
Today's Highlight in History.. On Oct. 4, 1957, the Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into orbit. On this date. ... premiere in New York ... In 1991, 26 nations, including the United States, signed the Madrid Protocol, which imposed a 50-year ban on oil exploration and mining in Antarctica ... ....
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Today in History

The Times & Democrat 04 Oct 2020
Today is Sunday, Oct. 4, the 278th day of 2020. There are 88 days left in the year. Today’s highlight. On Oct ... On this date ... premiere in New York. In 1957, James R ... “No more war, war never again.” ... In 1991, 26 nations, including the United States, signed the Madrid Protocol, which imposed a 50-year ban on oil exploration and mining in Antarctica ... ....
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On this day

News & Record 04 Oct 2020
In 1861, during the Civil War, the United States Navy authorized construction of the first ironclad ship, the USS Monitor ... premiere in New York. In 1957, James R ... "No more war, war never again." ... In 1991, 26 nations, including the United States, signed the Madrid Protocol, which imposed a 50-year ban on oil exploration and mining in Antarctica ... .
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Today in History: Today is Sunday, Oct. 4

Kingsport Times-News 04 Oct 2020
Today is Sunday, Oct. 4, the 278th day of 2020. There are 88 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History.. On Oct ... On this date. ... premiere in New York. In 1957, James R ... In 1991, 26 nations, including the United States, signed the Madrid Protocol, which imposed a 50-year ban on oil exploration and mining in Antarctica ... Ten years ago ... Five years ago.
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Today in History, Sunday, Oct. 4

Winston-Salem Journal 04 Oct 2020
Today is Sunday, Oct. 4, the 278th day of 2020. There are 88 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History.. On Oct ... On this date. ... premiere in New York. In 1957, James R ... In 1991, 26 nations, including the United States, signed the Madrid Protocol, which imposed a 50-year ban on oil exploration and mining in Antarctica ... In 2015 ... In 2019 ... is 79 ... .
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This day in history, Oct. 4, 2020

The News-Gazette 04 Oct 2020
Today is Sunday, Oct. 4, the 278th day of 2020. There are 88 days left in the year.Today’s highlights. On Oct ... On this date ... premiere in New York. In 1957, James R ... “No more war, war never again.” ... In 1991, 26 nations, including the United States, signed the Madrid Protocol, which imposed a 50-year ban on oil exploration and mining in Antarctica ... is 79 ... .
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