Antarctica: The Next Target for China

Antarctica: The Next Target for China

Antarctica – the last true frontier on the Earth — lives up to that name.  Yet 42 countries brave this desolate continent, despite the weather extremes, to place research stations across its barren landscape. The frozen continent of Antarctica is 14,200,000 km2 (5,500,000 sq mi), twice the size of Australia with a population of 1,106. There are no indigenous humans on…