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Human Activities

Micropollutants in Antarctic waters

2 Apr 2018 What is the current state of knowledge on the presence and impacts of micropollutants in aquatic environments? ...
Human Activities

Microplastics in the Southern Ocean

16 May 2018 Microplastics are a global concern. What are the estimated concentrations, potential sources and routes of transmission in the Southern Ocean?...
Marine

Changes in penguin distribution over the Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc

13 May 2016 Evidence highlights major shifts in the abundance and distribution of penguins breeding on the Antarctic Peninsula and across the Scotia Arc. ...
Terrestrial

Antarctic Wildlife Diseases

14 Dec 2015 There is limited information on pathogens and diseases in Antarctic wildlife and climate change may increase the risk of introductions and transmission. ...
Human Activities

Clean-up of past waste disposal sites and abandoned work sites in Antarctica

3 Apr 2014 What are the challenges involved in the remediation of historic waste disposal and abandoned work sites in Antarctica? ...
Inland Aquatic Environments

Diversity of Antarctic lakes, ponds and streams

10 May 2019 The diversity of inland aquatic ecosystems is summarised and their vulnerability to human intervention and environmental change is considered. ...
Terrestrial

Environmental Remediation

11 Feb 2018 The main barriers facing environmental remediation efforts are discussed with examples of remediation projects that have taken place in Antarctica to date....
Human Activities

Human disturbance to Antarctic wildlife

3 Apr 2014 Stress responses to human activities in Antarctic mammals and birds are discussed and available research and existing guidelines highlighted. ...
Terrestrial

Important Bird Areas in Antarctica

26 May 2016 204 Important Bird Areas have been established in Antarctica using internationally agreed selection criteria. ...
Inland Aquatic Environments

Inland aquatic biodiversity in Antarctica

21 Aug 2019 How well do we understand the biodiversity of inland aquatic systems? ...
Terrestrial

Pathways for the Introduction of Terrestrial Non-Native species

27 Nov 2018 What do we know about the pathways for introduction of non-native species to Antarctica due to human activity?...
Human Activities

Persistent Organic Pollutants in Antarctica

19 Aug 2019 This Information Summary looks at available data on and the implications of POPs in Antarctica and highlights key future research questions. ...