Polar invasion: how plants and animals would colonise an ice-free Antarctica

Tom Hart with two million chinstrap penguins. Isolation has made Antarctic species vulnerable to introduced competition. Richard White, Author provided

The world’s most southerly flower, the Antarctic hairgrass (Deschampsia Antarctica) British Antarctic Survey, Author provided

The continent’s ice caps are melting, and both native and alien species will soon colonise the newly uncovered areas.

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