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.
A 'double whammy' of increase in greenhouse gasses and weather shifts explain why Antarctica is bearing the brunt of climate change, Victoria University researchers claim.
Daily Mail. Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:49:38 GMT.
New research findings underline the crucial role that sea ice throughout the Southern Ocean played for atmospheric CO2 in times of rapid climate change in the past. ...
Science Daily. Mon, 22 Jun 2020 13:29:37 EDT.