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Australia to shut sub-Antarctic research station

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Macquarie Island. Barry Becker/Australian Antarctic Division

Australia will close its permanent station at Macquarie Island almost 7 decades after establishing the sub-Antarctic research facility, citing environmental contamination concerns and aging infrastructure

SYDNEY, Australia (Sept. 13, 2016) — Australia will close its permanent station at Macquarie Island almost 7 decades after establishing the sub-Antarctic research facility, officials said Tuesday, September 13, citing environmental contamination concerns and aging infrastructure.  Continue reading Australia to shut sub-Antarctic research station