Posted by: ahallatt | April 7, 2009

That’s doesn’t bode well

I saw this map on the Huffington post just now. See all that overlap of claims? It looks like a recipe for Falklands War II, only this time Argentina has Chile on their side…

 

Why does anyone have to own Antarctica at all?

Why does anyone have to own Antarctica at all?

Also Saving a Thawing Antarctica – From Tourism?  
Hoping that something is finally done about all the tourism operators going to Antarctica – won’t you leave one place on Earth alone, goddammmmmitttttt?! It’s beginning to look like rubberneckers at a road traffic accident.

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Responses

  1. Good question. Why on earth does anyone have to own Antarctica? There’s nothing there except ice and we had better tread carefully on that these days…

    stevemacgregor

    • Well, unlike the far northern Arctic, there is land under the ice… which means there may be minerals and more to be dug up. It’s bad enough just having tourists and scientists there marring the world’s last wilderness.


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