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Ecosystems

Antarctica is fascinating from an ecological point of view: despite the harshest environmental conditions on the surface of the planet, well adapted organisms are able to survive here.

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Flyby a state-of-the-art platform for marine science

RRS James Clark Ross is the British Antarctic Survey’s state-of-the-art platform for marine science. She travels north at the end of every season in Antarctica for repairs and refit, as well as science cruises in the Arctic, before heading south again ready for the next Antarctic summer.