Each summer, tens of thousands of tourists travel to Antarctica. As the number of people visiting this remote wilderness grows, all who visit must take extra care to preserve this special place in a time of great change.
Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are at a crossroads. As the climate continues to warm and human activity in this remote wilderness increases, urgent protection is needed to secure a safe future for Antarctica and its remarkable ecosystems.
Antarctica and its ice, ocean and ecosystems play a critical role in regulating the global climate.
Today, Antarctica is at a crossroads. The global climate crisis is interrupting natural processes across large parts of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
As we stand on the brink of catastrophic change, the actions we take over the next decade will determine the course of human civilization for generations.