Two days ago, the Chilean Tourist Board announced that for the upcoming Antarctic season, foreign tourists will be allowed to enter the country.
Argentina plans to allow Antarctic travel from October 20, but many questions remain as to whether this opening will become a reality.
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is excited by the potential that the Tasmanian Antarctic Gateway offers for research, education, and economic growth.
Japan claims that a Japanese expedition visited West Antarctica in 1911-1912 and therefore claims the area between the 80th and 150th parallel. Longitude.
Argentina wants to push ahead with the construction of an Antarctic logistics center in Uhuaia to be closer to Antarctica. But concerns are, that the US fear a possible funding from China.
Logistics problems and political uncertainties pose major challenges to the early start of the Antarctic research season.
A team of three geologists will begin investigations near Australia’s Davis Station to gather data for a new aerodrome.
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 government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands plans to extend the protected area to land areas.
National Geographic and cartographer Alex Tait announced that they now officially recognize five oceans and have added the “Southern Ocean” to the list.
An expert group of leading scientists is sending a strong call to policymakers to put Antarctica at the forefront of climate change negotiations.
The Falkland Islands will continue to not welcome vessels with more than 530 passengers in the upcoming 21/22 Antarctic season.
The EU, in cooperation with the US, New Zealand and a number of other countries, has decided to step up its efforts to create marine protected areas in Antarctica.
The 2020/21 Antarctic campaign has been successfully completed following the arrival of the icebreaker ARA “Almirante Irízar” in the port of Buenos Aires.
The “Davis” station is the southernmost Australian research station in Antarctica and is getting older. It is now to be renewed.
February 22, 1904 is a memorable day in Argentine polar exploration. That’s when Argentina took over the “Orcadas” station and has held it since that date.
The Falkland Islands are growing increasingly frustrated at the UK’s lack of support to avert the economic consequences of Brexit.
Argentine authorities interpret the request from Germany at the same time as a recognition of Argentine sovereignty over the islands. The government in Berlin strongly disagrees.
Australia’s proposed aerodrome in Antarctica is meeting with environmental and political criticism and concerns around the world.
The Government of the British Antarctic Territory announced that 28 new place names will be applied in the British Antarctic Territory.
The UK-EU trade deal on Brexit does not apply to the Falkland Islands.
The UK government has not included the Falkland Islands’ appeal to avoid tariffs on fishery products in the Brexit negotiations.
This year, the US icebreaker “Polar Star” will cancel all supply trips to the American McMurdo station in Antarctica.
Emperor penguins in the Weddell Sea are looking to an uncertain future, as the CCAMLR again has been unable to reach agreement on a protected area this year.