British Antarctic Territory Current Affairs, GK & News

Tristan da Cunha becomes the largest Marine Protection Zone of Atlantic Ocean

The isolated UK overseas territory of Tristan da Cunha was declared the largest fully protected Marine reserve of Atlantic Ocean. This will prohibit sand extraction, bottom trawling fishing and deep-sea mining in more than 90% of waters of the territory. It includes 687,000 square kilo metres of water in the Atlantic ocean. Background UK is ..




A big ice chunk might break from Antarctica’s Brunt ice shelf

The Brunt ice shelf had 2 large cracks. The cracks are now opening further in the past few years. When they break open a ice berg of 660 square miles, almost twice the size of New York will be released into the sea. The Brunt ice shelf is very crucial as the HAlley research station ..