The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust is planning an expedition to locate, survey and film the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary ship “Endurance”.
Is the Antarctic Treaty robust enough to stop China? In the treaty, more than 50 states agreed not to exploit Antarctica economically or militarily.
The Polar Expeditions Classification Scheme (PECS) provides a contemporary characterization of polar travel by combining traditional and modern terminology into one label.
The future has already begun. Some rely on the use of the wind as a driving force and thus forego pulling sleds under their own power.
POLAR POD is a giant tower with a draft of 80 meters that will drift twice around Antarctica.
The Norwegians seem to have been born into polar skiing. Time and again they have laid great and innovative landmarks at the poles.
After the conquest of the South Pole by Roald Amundsen on 14 December 1911, the first crossing of the continent became the focus of interest.
While there have long been recognised classification systems in mountaineering, these are only rudimentary for sports ambitious ice journeys in polar regions.
Christoph Höbenreich shows in the 5-part series CIRCUS ANTARCTICA how the sports-oriented expedition at and around the South Pole has developed since its “conquest” in 1911.
Television channel ARTE shows online and on its TV channel an exciting and above all intimate side of a hardly visited region of Antarctica.
A huge iceberg broke off from the Antarctic ice sheet about two weeks ago. Photographs taken from the seafloor show an astonishing diversity of life.
India’s National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCPOR) has launched its 40th Antarctic expedition. The icebreaker started from Goa and is expected to arrive in Antarctica in 40 days.