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Sewage in Antarctica: A Drop in a Frozen Ocean?

The Davis Station wastewater outfall. Photo: J. Stark

The Davis Station wastewater outfall. Photo: J. Stark

By Jonathan Stark

Human activities are impacting Anatarctica’s once-pristine environment, with evidence of antibiotic resistance genes and sewage-related contaminants entering its food chain.

Jonathan Stark is a marine ecologist at the Australian Antarctic Division.

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