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A call to better protect Antarctica

Antarctic Penguins by Aleks TeraudsPhoto: Aleks TeraudsWith a surge in visitors to Antarctica, Antarctica’s ice‐free land needs better protection from human activities, leading environmental scientists say.
Antarctica has over 40,000 visitors a year, and with more and more research facilities being built in the continent’s tiny ice‐free area, the ‘last wilderness on Earth’ is one of the planet’s least‐protected regions say NERP ED Hub scientists Dr Justine Shaw and Professor Hugh Possingham.

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