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Map - A new proposal for a marine protected area along the western Antarctic Peninsula by the Governments of Argentina and Chile (October 2018).

Map - A new proposal for a marine protected area along the western Antarctic Peninsula by the Governments of Argentina and Chile (October 2018).

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Technical Report
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The Antarctic Peninsula and its whales are under increasing pressure from climate change, krill fishing and a growing tourism industry. New technologies such as digital tags, drones and satellite tracking are unlocking the mystery of exactly where baleen whales feed on krill, highlighting the need for increased protection of the Western Antarctic...

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