BBC 6 Minute English – Should tourists go to Antarctica?

Vocabulary

wilderness
area with no people and no agriculture because the difficult living conditions

to set foot
to go to

ice caps
thick layer of ice covering permanently an area of land

global warming
the increase in world temperatures due to the presence of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

advocates
people who defend a cause or an idea.

to disinfect
to clean something using chemicals or vacuum to kill or remove bacteria

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