Foreign plants, animals can 'surf' to Antarctica: ANU scientists

By Blake Foden
Updated July 16 2018 - 11:07pm, first published 10:29pm
One of the Durvillaea (southern bull kelp) pieces found washed up on a beach in Antarctica last year. Photo: Erasmo Macaya

Canberra scientists have found worrying evidence that Antarctica is not as isolated from the rest of the world as previously believed, discovering proof that foreign species can travel to the icy continent.

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