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Discovering Antarctica together

Interactive lesson dedicated to 200-year anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica
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The goal of the lesson

Tell people about the protected areas of the Antarctic region and efforts to conserve marine ecosystems in the Southern ocean

You will learn

  • 1.What is so special about the Antarctic
  • 2.Who was the first to discover Antarctica and reach the South pole
  • 3.What is hidden in the lake Vostok
  • 4.Why everyone in the Antarctic loves krill
  • 5.How the Southern Ocean defines the health of the whole planet
  • 6.How international community protects the Antarctic together
  • 7.Why do we need Marine protected areas and how we can help to conserve the Antarctic

YOUR NAME
IN THE ANTARCTIC

Prove that you are a friend of the Antarctic, and it will learn your name. Send your nameplate with a research vessel going to the Antarctic. Fill in your details and get a ticket on the e-mail.
#IamfortheAntarctic

Choose one of the two options:

01 Take a test and get a ticket confirming that the nameplate will go to the Antarctic with one of the expeditions within a year
Take a test
02 Print one of the hashtags of the lesson, take a picture with the hashtag and post a photo on Instagram or Facebook with a tag #IamfortheAntarctic

HOW TO TAKE PART IN THE PROJECT

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Register

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Teach the lesson

Teach the interactive lesson “Discovering the Antarctic together” and take a photo of the process
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Get a certificate

Fill the report form in your Account, attach photos and feedback and get you personal certificate

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MARINE PROTECTED AREAS NETWORK

Marine protected areas (MPA) help

  • 1.conserve biodiversity and environment
  • 2.coordinate actions in the areas utilized for multiple purposes
  • 3.keep ecosystems’ health and fishing resilience to climate change
  • 4.restore fish population

Scientific research prove that fully protected MPAs are six times more sustainable to the climate change than unprotected areas.

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