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Using unmanned aerial vehicles in Antarctica
While Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have become synonymous with military operations, particularly in Afghanistan, they have also been quietly invading the Arctic region of Earth for the purpose of science. UAVs used ...
Harvesting of Antarctic icebergs: Melted dreams?
(University of Canterbury, 2011)
By 2040, global water demand will outstrip supply by 30%. Every 20 years global water consumption doubles. With increasing population growth in developing countries and climate change placing pressure on water resources ...
A pragmatic utopia: should the Ross Sea be designated a Marine Protected Area?
The Ross Sea is a prominent embayment in the Antarctic continent, of around 650,000km2 – an area equal to two percent of the Southern Ocean. Approximately two-thirds of this area is covered by the Ross Ice Shelf. The ...