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China blocks moves to step up protection of emperor penguins

Jun. 03, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — China has blocked efforts to step up protection of emperor penguins that are increasingly threatened by the effects global warming is having on their natural habitat in Antarctica, officials said Friday. Dozens of countries had backed giving the world's largest...

No warmth for Russia at diplomatic conference on Antarctica

May. 26, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Russia received a frosty reception Tuesday at the start of an international conference on managing and protecting Antarctica, a rare point of diplomatic contact between Russia and other nations since the start of the war in Ukraine. Dozens of countries are...