Antarctic Headlines 01/15/2020

Brazil to open new Antarctic research base replacing one that burned down
The Japan Times, 2020-01-14
RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil will open a new research base in Antarctica this week, officials said Tuesday, eight years after a fire destroyed its original scientific outpost. The government invested nearly $100 million in the reconstruction of the Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station, a 48,500-sq.-foot complex on King George Island, the largest in …