Month: March 2022

2022/03 Chinese antarctic teams are envied by their neighbours for fresh vegetables and fruits grown in antarctic plant factories

Until 2014, the supply of fresh vegetables was a major problem plaguing China’s Antarctic scientific expeditions. As Antarctica entered its long winter, scientific observers had to overwinter with only a few vegetables, such as Chinese cabbage. Then Dr. Wang Cheng, a doctor who participated in the 31st National Scientific Observation Mission to Zhongshan Station, Antarctica, […]

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