A Canadian perfume manufacturer will be adding a touch of Antarctica with its new product from January 2024, and emperor penguins play an important role.
The avian flu that was detected on South Georgia in October has meanwhile taken hold of the island and elephant seals are also showing an increasing number of deaths, especially among pups.
Physicists have noted that seismic activity in the Kerguelen archipelago could be linked to the retreat of the Cook glacier since 1999.
British Antarctic Survey relies on low-cost, low-emission drone technology for research this season
The SnowMicroPen developed at the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research will help to find explanations for the massive sea ice loss in Antarctica.
What has long been feared has now come to pass: The highly pathogenic HPAI-H5N1 avian influenza virus has reached South Georgia and cases have been confirmed by BAS.
Swiss skipper Oliver Heer and his team have officially made to the list of Vendée Globe 2024 participants, which will include sailing along sub-Antarctic waters.
U.S. officials are setting stricter rules for their Antarctic season this year to prevent the introduction of avian flu by their personnel.
According to a study, 4 out of 5 emperor penguin colonies in the Bellinghausen Sea lost all their chicks last southern spring due to poor ice conditions. This does not bode well for this year with its record low sea ice.
A study conducted near an Australian station reveals significant marine pollution linked to poor waste management.
To reduce the effects of increased solar radiation on ice melt, Earth should be dimmed, but Swiss researchers warn against this.
The Southern Ocean plays a crucial role in the Earth’s climate system and its monitoring is therefore to be intensified. To this end, scientists are now discussing it at the SOOS meeting in Hobart, Australia.
A study indicates that extreme events in Antarctica will increase, not least due to climate change, and it calls existing environmental protection protocols into question.
Since more eyes detect aggressors earlier, king penguins are better protected in very dense groups, despite more hostilities with neighbors.
Many countries in Europe, parts of the USA and Canada, and also large parts of Russia are currently experiencing massive heat waves. Anyone thinking that a dip in the sea will cool things down will be disappointed, because the oceans are also affected by an unprecedented rise in temperature. Since May/June, this has been extending […]
Thanks to the dediocation of two brothers in Scotland, the two famous ships Erebus and Terror are once again sailing in the Southern Ocean and taking scientific data.
The blood-red color of the famous Blood Falls in Antarctica mainly comes from small oxidized nanospheres made of various materials and rich in iron.
The two Antarctic researchers Alain Hubert and Professor Jérôme Chappellaz will receive the rarely awarded and coveted “Belgica Medal” for their lifetime achievements in Antarctica.
A brand new study shows that macaroni penguins migrate more than 2,500 kilometers down to the Antarctic pack ice to reach their preferred food.
China’s ambitions in the polar regions get another boost with the construction start of its third polar-going vessel, which will also carry deep-sea submersibles
Physicists planning big at the South Pole are facing a tough test of patience as the US National Science Foundation is forced to postpone the construction of new telescopes and neutrino detectors due to pressing infrastructure problems.
An outlook on polar sea ice development this year does not bode too well, especially in Antarctica.
At one end of the world, people celebrate the longest day festively, while at the other end, the longest night is celebrated rather extravagantly.
At a meeting to kick off the review of protected marine areas around South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, experts presented key results and achievements from the past five years of conservation efforts and research.