Saturday 28 January 2023

Is Antarctica suffering overtourism?

#expeditioncruising .

Travellers go ashore in Antarctica. Photograph: Peter W Carey

Guardian Australia's economics correspondent, Peter Hannam, tackles the elephant in the room.

Down at the bottom of the Earth during this southern summer, a delicate dance is underway each day, as captains of cruise ships struggle to keep their vessels out of one another’s sight and so preserve the icy continent’s image of wilderness for their customers.

Read the full story at Mother Jones

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