Russia may again block Antarctic marine protections


              Aerial view of New Zealand's Scott Base in Antarctica on Nov. 14, 2011. Delegations from Russia and Ukraine are among those meeting in Australia to decide the future of Antarctica's pristine waters. (Anthony Powell/Antarctica New Zealand via AP)
            
              New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, second right, with her partner Clarke Gayford, right, are explained the sites by Antarctica New Zealand chief executive Sarah Williamson shortly after stepping off the plane in Antarctica, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Delegations from Russia and Ukraine are among those meeting in Australia this week to decide the future of Antarctica's pristine waters. (Mike Scott/NZ Herald/Pool via AP)