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Antarctic

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Antarctica Spotlight
http://www.planeta.com/poles.html#antarctica

GUIDELINES -- Please post short news and announcements about antarctic tourism and conservation. If you have a website, post a link to the Planeta.com website or our new Polar Forum
viewforum.php?f=72

We do create reciprocal links with other portals, educational, media and environmental sites. Businesses that offer tours should consider listing their services in our World Travel Directory
http://www.planeta.com/worldtravel.html

TIP -- Please consult the forum guidelines
http://www.planeta.com/worldforum.html
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Google News

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Tip - Search news about the Antarctica online Google News
http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&q=antarctica

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FYI - Melting ice is the theme for the 2007 World Environment Day
http://www.unep.org/wed/2007/english/

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Antarctican Tourism

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Headlines ...

Misgivings Rise Along With Antarctican Tourism
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/26/world ... 6ship.html

[quote]OTTAWA, Nov. 25

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Into Uncharted Waters

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Into Uncharted Waters
http://www.worldhum.com/speakers_corner ... _20071203/

[quote]The sinking of the cruise ship Explorer didn

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NASA-Conceived Map of Antarctica Lays Ground for New Discoveries
http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/lookin ... ature.html

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NASA and the International Polar Year
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/IPY/main/index.html

Landsat Image Mosaic Of Antarctica (LIMA)
http://lima.usgs.gov

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Antarctica: Start adding content - Ogle Earth
http://www.ogleearth.com/2007/12/antarctica_star.html

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Sinking raises questions about Antarctica tourism

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Sinking raises questions about Antarctica tourism
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent ... 925de.html

The sinking of one of the "best-run vessels with the most experienced crew" is a "cautionary tale" about the safety and environmental impact of Antarctic tourism, says David Bederman, counsel for the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition and a law professor at Emory University ... The coalition, an Antarctic watchdog, wants Antarctic tourism to be regulated. While it does not support restrictive regulations that would prevent a ship such as the Explorer from taking tourists to Antarctica, it wants to prohibit activities such as construction of airstrips and hotels.

Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition
http://www.asoc.org

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International Polar Year Poster

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International Polar Year Poster
http://nsidc.org/pubs/education_resourc ... oster.html
Helping scientists find and use data is the mission of the National Snow and Ice Data center (NSIDC) and the Alaska Satellite Facility, also known as the "Polar Distributed Active Archive Centers," which joined together to produce the IPY Poster.

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Antarctic tourism

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Clinton urges controls on Antarctic tourism
http://uk.reuters.com/article/environme ... BW20090406
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday urged tighter controls on cruise ships and tourists in Antarctica to prevent further environmental damage to the fragile region.

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