Beijinger Cindy Li undergoes the ice bucket challenge aboard a cruise ship in Antarctica. Photos: Daniel Allen

How tourism could change Antarctica, our last wilderness

Human activity on Earth’s frozen continent has never been higher. What effect will a rise in visits by holidaymakers, including Chinese, and scientific researchers have on the polar region? Will the fears of environmentalists be borne out?

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Beijinger Cindy Li undergoes the ice bucket challenge aboard a cruise ship in Antarctica. Photos: Daniel Allen
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