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The re-emergence of the Krill Harvesting Industry
Krill Harvesting has been a fisheries industry since the 1970s and was at its height in the early 1980s. The rapid increase in Krill harvests during this time were a cause for much concern and a major reason for the ...
Antarctica and the Martian Analogy
Life is one of the most persistent phenomena on Earth. It seems that wherever conditions are even remotely favourable, there it is. Organisms can be found in the most arid of deserts: the frozen, inhospitable lands ...
The expanding population of fur seals coming onshore Antarctica's Signy Island : ecological impacts and implications for environmental management.
(University of Canterbury, 2006)
In the 19th and early 20th centuries commercial seal hunting in maritime Antarctica resulted in a huge decline in the populations of Antarctic fur seals. In some areas to near extinction. (1) However, since the end of ...