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Posted on Sustainabilitank.info on December 20th, 2013
by Pincas Jawetz (PJ@SustainabiliTank.com)

 


China to expand presence in Antarctica with new research bases

China to expand presence in Antarctica with new research bases

Date: 20-Dec-13
Country: CHINA
Author: Ben Blanchard
China will expand its presence in Antarctica by building a fourth research base and finding a site for a fifth, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, as the country steps up its increasingly far-flung scientific efforts.
Photo: NASA/Handout via Reuters


Putin calls Russia response to Greenpeace Arctic protest a lesson

Putin calls Russia response to Greenpeace Arctic protest a lesson

Date: 20-Dec-13
Country: RUSSIA
Author: Alexei Anishchuk
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia’s response to a Greenpeace protest over Arctic oil drilling should serve as a lesson and Moscow would toughen steps to guard against interference in its development of the region.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool

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