Antarctica is the fifth largest continent on planet Earth, and its inhabitants account for less than one percent of the world's population. Most of the ice on our planet is found in Antarctica, covering this land mass around the South Pole to an average depth of more than one mile. Only the mountains south of the Pacific Ocean are not fully covered with ice.
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Antarctica currently hosts an ever-rotating group of scientists who study the unique and pristine environment there.However, Antarctica has no permanent residents and no native population.
My students are trained to study the impact a changing climate has on glaciers in Antarctica but most go on to work in the oil industry. Do I regret it? No, the industry needs workers with a diverse set of backgrounds.
By University Of Houston Energy Fellows, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:05:00 -0500.
A vast iceberg with an area of more than 5,000 square kilometres is poised to break off Antarctica and "fundamentally change the landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula", researchers say.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 23:56:44 +1100.