Loneliness, Death and Desolation: Why I Return to Antarctica Time and Again

Exploring the Frozen Frontier in Antarctica (Source: Cassie Matias, Unsplash)

The following translation is an excerpt from an episode of the popular Chinese-language podcast, StoryFM 故事FM. With a subscriber base of over two million, the podcast, hosted by Kou Aizhe 寇爱哲, is celebrated for inviting Chinese people from different regions and backgrounds to tell their own story, in their own voice. The editors Kou Aizhe: The short happy Antarctic summer ends too soon and is followed by a long winter. Many scientific researchers return home to China at the end ...

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