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Funko
17-10-2007, 09:12:58
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2007/oct/17/antarctica.sciencenews?gusrc=rss&feed=12

This seems pretty controversial, British government trying to grab 1m sq Km of Antarctic sea bed to exploit oil, gas and mineral rights. I can't help thinking that if it was the Americans thinking about making such a claim there'd be uproar from our press.

mr_B
17-10-2007, 14:20:21
what?

Venom
17-10-2007, 14:26:36
The Russian were trying the same thing up north and people weren't fond of that.

King_Ghidra
17-10-2007, 14:27:19
planet-raping bastards. if only we knew somoene who was an expert in such things...

Venom
17-10-2007, 14:27:36
But seriously, you guys are just asking for Argentina to kick your ass again.

King_Ghidra
17-10-2007, 14:29:08
They couldn't take simon weston down 1st time, no fucking chance again.

MoSe
17-10-2007, 14:30:18
seabed claims?
How'd you GET comfy there in the first place?

some specialist architect could make billions in designing and providing advanced underwater infrastructures....

Dyl Ulenspiegel
17-10-2007, 14:36:38
Strange idea (the brits, not the architect).

*End Is Forever*
17-10-2007, 15:26:22
The adjacent bit of land is already British territory.

Funko
17-10-2007, 15:28:41
(disputed)

Dyl Ulenspiegel
17-10-2007, 15:28:59
"land"

:lol: