Antarctica - an unspoilt wilderness on earth 



You have been chosen by the Australian Government, Federal Environment Minister, Peter Garrett to take part in an extremely important and sensitive project. Your task is to research the wildlife and environment of Antarctica with regards to proposals to commence Ecotourism, Mining or Commercial Fishing operations there in 2010. You are to report back with your recommendations to the Government to help them make important decisions regarding the future of Antarctia.


Your decision could affect alot of people therefore you need to ensure you are thorough with your investigations.  This is an amazing opportunity for you to be involved with as you will be ensuring the best possible outcomes for Antarctica's future.


 * All Images by Antarctica Online Photo Gallery


Author: Dearne Warby-Dent

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I would like to acknowledge the valuable input and skills from Miss Cathie Morwood in the design of this WebQuest. I would also like to sincerely thank Mr Scot Aldred and Mrs Frances Moore for their assistance in the creation of this WebQuest.

Key Learning Areas: HSIE / SOSE / Social Studies; Technology & Design;

Grade Levels: Secondary / High School;

Last Updated: 18 December 2008

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