The wishes of Captain Medic Letizia Valentino from Antarctica!
From 1985 the Italy is present in Antarctica with a scientific program called National research program in Antarctica (P.N.R.A.). The programming is divided into the following interdisciplinary research themes and is defined by The national scientific Commission for Antarctica (CSNA):
Biodiversity and evolutionary adaptation
Human Adaptation to extreme environments
Structure and evolution of ecosystems
Source: Defense Online