Is the world’s last great wilderness disappearing in front of our eyes?
Over the past month, there has been an unusual abundance of negative environmental news coming from Antarctica.
First, at the end of November, a well-tested, ice-strengthened Antarctic cruise ship sank near the Antarctic Peninsula. The 154 people onboard were all safely rescued. The ship sank to the bottom of the ocean, with all the fuel, machinery and furniture that was onboard. The environmental impacts are being closely monitored. However, with today