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Microplastic remains detected in Antarctic penguins for the first time

A group of researchers from the Portuguese University of Coimbra (UC) first detected microplastic remains in the food chain of penguins that inhabit Antarctica, a finding that experts have described as “alarming.” Photography: © UC | José Xavier. The fieldwork, published in the journal Scientific Reports, reveals that at least 20 percent of the feces samples of …

10 Conspiracy theories surrounding Antarctica that might be true

Antarctica (the South Pole of the Earth) is surrounded by many conspiracy theories, and this is not surprising, this continent is the furthest from the rest and therefore the least studied.(Conspiracy theories surrounding Antarctica) It is almost impossible to survive on it without special equipment, food supplies, shelters, and especially alone. Therefore, there are very few people …