Petition Update

A Major Disruption

Richard Jeong
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Oct 12, 2013 — This shutdown is also hitting the contractors who support Antarctic science hard.

Shutdown hits Antarctica
Shutdown hits Antarctica
Alaskan workers in Antarctica lose seasonal research jobs By Lacie Grosvold ANCHORAGE - On the other side of the world, some Alaskans are feeling the impact of the government shutdown. Earlier this week, the United States Antarctic Program announced research facilities near the South Pole will go into "caretaker status."

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