An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont d’Urville in East Antarctica. Photo: Reuters An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont d’Urville in East Antarctica. Photo: Reuters
An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont d’Urville in East Antarctica. Photo: Reuters

China signs up, but Russia again thwarts bid to create Antarctic ocean sanctuary

Russia is now the final country opposing the protection of a vast swathe of rich waters from fishing

Topic |   China-Russia relations
An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont d’Urville in East Antarctica. Photo: Reuters An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont d’Urville in East Antarctica. Photo: Reuters
An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont d’Urville in East Antarctica. Photo: Reuters
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