Results of a new survey in the Antarctic seas have just been released, showing that more than any other region in the world, the Antarctic contains the most amount of species and overal biodiversity on the planet.
The survey recorded 1,224 species in 50 different biological classes. The team discovered five new species and one genus – the biological category that is higher than species – that was new to science.
All the more evidence to support the cause of protecting the Antarctic from reckless and profit-obsessed corporations and governments. To renew the Antarctic treaty that keeps it a protected region free of ownership claims and dedicated to scientific research and education. As has been well explained by Robert Swan and his organization 2041.