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permanent residents in Antarctica

Will there ever be permanent residents in Antarctica?

Antarctica is the southernmost continent on the planet and has no permanent inhabitants, but will there ever be permanent residents in Antarctica? Average temperatures are around -49 degrees Celsius so the question “Will there ever be permanent residents in Antarctica?” seems rhetorical.  Antarctica has an inhospitable environment, where only dozens of scientists from different countries …

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photos under the Antarctic ice

Photos under the Antarctic ice won a photography award

Photographer Laurent Ballesta earned the title of Photographer of the Year and his photos under the Antarctic ice won a photography award Laurent Ballesta dived 32 times, up to 70 meters, and his photos under the Antarctic ice won a photography award. The photographer captured images that reveal the rich and unprecedented marine animal diversity …

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Antarctica was home to dinosaurs

Antarctica was home to dinosaurs and forests

Antarctica was home to dinosaurs and large, ice-free forests. Although the continent has undergone enormous changes Antarctica was home to dinosaurs and a very green place, during the Cretaceous period, about 90 million years ago. According to a study published in the journal Nature, there were lush forests inhabited by different types of dinosaurs. According …

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It is difficult to fly aircrafts in Antarctica

Why is so difficult to fly aircrafts in Antarctica?

Why is so difficult to fly aircrafts in Antarctica? Airplanes are not common in Antarctica. The reason is simple: the landing process is extraordinarily complicated. With global warming affecting the continent, the runways do not always have enough ice. This is compounded by a problem of intruding penguins on the runways that can cause accidents. …

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West Antarctic citizenship

What are the advantages of getting the citizenship of the Principality of West Antarctic?

West Antarctic proposes a new model of statehood, and obtaining citizenship of the principality of West Antarctic has several advantages. The Principality of West Antarctica is implementing new ways of dealing with economic, social and political issues and you can apply for citizenship of the Principality. A primary advantage of the citizens of the Principality …

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Arctic resources

Energy companies seek Arctic resources. Will they succeed?

The Arctic resources are immense with vast amounts of untapped oil and natural gas In the midst of the world’s energy crisis, Arctic resources have attracted enormous interest from energy companies. However, several groups are trying to prevent companies from drilling in the Arctic ice sheets. They believe that serious environmental damage will result from …

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