ANTARCTICA: A MOST FRAGILE ENVIRONMENT
The late Sir Peter Scott, naturalist and son of "Scott of the Antarctic" said
"Antarctica represents the last chance we have in
proving that we really will change our ways and begin living in harmony with the
Antarctica is a continent in it's own right. Less than 2% of it is ice free, even in
It is one of the last great wilderness sanctuaries where animals and birds can
feed and breed in their natural environment.
There may be only 2 species of flowering plants but 100s of different mosses
Australia & New Zealand claim special rights over Antarctica, while the
Australian State of Tasmania, because of it's proximity has
historical and commercial links with the continent.
Its oil and mineral deposits are covetted by many countries.
WE MUST DO ALL ANTARCTICA THAT WE CAN TO PROTECT
THINGS TO DO
Buy a sticker, badge or t. shirt featuring Antarctic slogans
See if there are any opportunities in your community for information stalls.
Pin notices to community bulletin boards.
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Create an online discussion on discussion boards , or in chat rooms.
Start a petition to your national government
Find out what is being taught in schools about Antarctica.
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