Antarctic Penguin

Population loss since 1970

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Metric Tons

Antarctic ice mass lost per day due to climate change since 2003


Acidification Increase

In the Southern Ocean since the start of the Industrial Age

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The thing that is most beautiful about Antarctica for me is the light. It's like no other light on Earth, because the air is so free of impurities. You get drugged by it, like when you listen to one of your favorite songs. The light there is a mood-enhancing substance.

Jon Krakauer - Author

49 billion tons

Amount of carbon-dioxide absorbed by the Antarctic ice sheets per year

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