Emperor penguins on an ice floe in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Photo: Shutterstock

Antarctica’s ecological future in doubt as China, Russia and Norway pour cold water on plans for landmark reserve

  • The three nations helped block the proposal for a 1.8 million sq km (695,000 square mile) reserve
  • The reserve was supported by 22 other members of the body set up to protect Antarctic waters
Topic |   Antarctica

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Emperor penguins on an ice floe in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Photo: Shutterstock
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