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Antarctica Ice Might Include Diamonds

A type of rock that often bears diamonds has been found in Antarctica for the first time in a hint of mineral riches in the vast, icy continent that is off limits to mining, scientists said on Tuesday.   A 1991 environmental accord banned mining for at least 50 years under the Antarctic Treaty that preserves the continent for scientific research and wildlife, from penguins to seals.   Writing in the journal Nature Communications, an Australian-led team reported East Antarctic...

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