Turkey’s expedition to the Antarctic has just returned from the White Continent, and aims to track the impact of global warming on the area.
A glacier is seen in Half Moon Bay, Antarctica, February 18, 2018 (Reuters)
A polar expedition which includes 25 people from universities across Turkey is carrying out a range of scientific studies in Antarctica to monitor climate change.
Turkey has pledged to play a more active role in the Antarctic and climate science, with a view to establishing a permanent research base on the continent in the future, and to protect the area’s environment.
TRT World‘s Alican Ayanlar reports from Antarctica.