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Eco Tourism Holidays in Antarctica

Frequent flyer

Frequent flyer: Michael Aw

This photographer and environmentalist is about to lead an expedition to Antarctica.

Antarctica

A southern snowball effect

Penguins welcome the Peregrine Voyager to the Antarctic.

Is the influx of tourism in the Antarctic Peninsula putting the environment at risk? Erin O'Dwyer reports.

Antarctica

Voyage into the ice

Large Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)rookeries - the biggest in the Antarctica Peninsula.  Named after JMA Cavalier de Cuverville, a French vice admiral.

The ride is rough but Jordan Baker discovers a journey to the coolest continent is all that it's cracked up to be.

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