IS RISE IN TOURISM HELPING ANTARCTICA OR HURTING IT?

Andrew J. Wein - Aug 27, 2007
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Adélie penguins have been breeding on Antarctica's Torgersen Island for thousands of years, but today the clacking and squawking of 20,000 birds hides a relatively new sound: camera shutters. A dozen tourists wander through the colony, having arrived by Zodiac rubber raft from their cruise ship.

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