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Age of Awareness

Extreme Environments: Antarctica — Farming in a Frozen Wasteland

The life clinging to the edges of the continent

Antarctica is by far the coldest place on Earth, with temperatures reaching an incredibly low -89.4C (128.6F). Counterintuitively, it’s also one of the driest places on Earth and is classified as a desert, receiving an average of only 6.5 inches of rainfall a year. While not…

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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once