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Pollutants raise conservation issues

Materials and supplies taken south by early explorers are creating new conservation challenges.

This international study (download below) reviews many of the issues now being raised as the wider effects of materials left by Scott and Shackleton expeditions are being addressed.

Adobe Acrobat DocumentEnvironmental pollutants raise issues at Antarctic hut sites
Adobe Acrobat Document, 235 KB
Supplies and materials taken south by early explorers raise new questions for historic hut conservation. A report from "Polar Record"

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