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How many people can fit in a space dinghy?

Less than a thousand
9 (31%)
From a thousand to a million
1 (3.4%)
Several million
2 (6.9%)
Several billion
2 (6.9%)
I do not know
8 (27.6%)
Null
7 (24.1%)

Total Members Voted: 27

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DrTskoul

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Re: Space colonization
« Reply #200 on: August 01, 2019, 02:40:47 PM »
Will Antarctica be colonizable with AGW?

With everybody else underwater sure...

crandles

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Re: Space colonization
« Reply #201 on: August 01, 2019, 03:22:27 PM »
'Antarctica would be easier to live on than Mars' and 'there are only bases for temporary research purposes' are being used for why it doesn't make sense for people to go to live on Mars.

But does
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protocol_on_Environmental_Protection_to_the_Antarctic_Treaty

make it rather difficult with requirements such as:

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Article 8 requires environmental assessment for all activities, including tourism.
Article 3 states that protection of the Antarctic environment as a wilderness