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.
The Falkland Islands have become the first British Overseas Territory to appoint two junior ambassadors.
The icebreaker “Healy” suffered an electric fire, in which the starboard drive engine and the shaft of the icebreaker failed.
Argentina’s government has once again increased its rhetoric and claims towards the Falkland Islands, despite or because of crises.
New Zealand has amended its regulations on fisheries. This should prevent the death of thousands of seabirds.
The first paved runway in Antarctica is one step closer to reality. Australia is moving forward with its plans.