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Both of the Polar regions are indicators of global climate change, are extremely sensitive and have the potential to effect substantial global changes. Unlike the Arctic, Antarctica is a solid continent, surrounded by the Southern Ocean, which plays a major role in global currents and water circulation in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans. Started in May 2007 with a seminar held in Arendal, Norway, Linking Tourism & Conservation (LT&C) aims to highlight Worldwide examples of the best practices in tourism which support the development and management of protected areas, for example the Antarctic, where a great number of plants and animals live under specific environmental conditions which are increasingly threatened by global warming and sea ice melt.
Antarctic icebergs; Antarctic peninsular
Adélie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Research Station of Chile, Antarctic Penisular
Glacier ice and sea ice, Antarctic Peninsula
Cape Petrel (Daption capense), Antarctic Penisular
Cape Petrel (Daption capense), Antarctic Penisular
Antarctic fulmar (Fulmarus glacialoides), Drake Passage
Black-browed Albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys, Antarctic Peninsular
black-browed Albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys, Antarctic Peninsular
Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys), Antarctic Peninsular
Southern Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus), Antarcticv Peninsular
Glacier ice and sea ice, Antarctic Peninsula
Glacier ice and sea ice, Adelie PenguinsAntarctic Peninsula
Glacier ice and sea ice, Adelie PenguinsAntarctic Peninsula
Adélie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) with tourists in background, Antarctic Peninsula
adélie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), Antarctic Peninsula
Adélie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), Antarctic Peninsula
Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis Adeliae) on iceberg, Antarctic Peninsula
Adélie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), Antarctic Peninsula
Adélie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) with tourists in background, Antarctic Peninsula
Adélie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colonie, Antarctic Peninsula
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