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UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Grenier, whose environmental work also includes co-founding ocean conservation non-profit Lonely Whale, says it was a privilege to partner with Air New Zealand and Antarctica New Zealand on the video project.
A marine protected area, which would prevent krill fishing, would help to secure a future for the wildlife of East Antarctica, including Adelie and emperor penguins, WWF said.
Even I received permission from the UAE leadership to take three of you [meant Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi] with us for two weeks to Antarctica," Swan said.
The westerly winds, which do not touch the eastern parts of Antarctica but circle in the ocean around it, were trapping more of the cold air over the area as they strengthened, with the world's southernmost continent "stealing more of Australia's rainfall," Abram said.
There are sidebars throughout the text, giving readers Antarctic history and glimpses of specific challenges facing survival in Antarctica.
When it comes to these sorts of estimates, Antarctica is the biggest unknown.
While Amal Al Saffar will not be the first Bahraini to visit Antarctica she will be joining a very small group who have done so.
In the past 12 months, the Department led two important diplomatic efforts in Antarctica.
The four selected NBAD explorers will join this month the annual voyage to the Frozen Continent in "2041 International Antarctica Expedition", a movement that annually organizes trips to Antarctica to highlight the effects of global warming and to ensure the continued protection of Antarctica from mining and exploitation beyond year 2041, when the current international agreement ends.
The new base will be situated near US and Chinese bases on Union Glacier, and will be Chile's fifth in Antarctica, as Santiago tries to strengthen its presence there, the Chilean leader said.
Our journey was a far cry from the heroic efforts of Hillary and his team, and yet our arrival at the South Pole is part of a new era of transport in Antarctica that may prove to be as significant for its future as Hillary's Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition half a century ago.