New bathymetric chart shows the seafloor of the Southern Ocean in unprecedented detail
At the meeting in Berlin, the majority of countries had voted in favor of granting the emperor penguin protected status, yet China voted against it.
The new German research icebreaker “Polastern II” becomes reality after the money for the tender for the new construction was finally approved.
Partnerships with the American and Canadian coastguards are helping the British navigate at both poles
America’s coast-guard brass has admitted that its new icebreakers may arrive too late
When the new generation of American icebreakers set sail, it should not come as a surprise that they will be armed
Currently, India has two operational research stations in Antarctica, Maitri and Bharati. The Maitri station is in urgent need of refurbishment and modernization after 35 years of operation.
Alison Blake takes office as the new governor in July 2022, 40 years after the liberation of the Falkland Islands.
Royal Navy sailors showed their support and solidarity with the people of Ukraine when they visited Vernadsky Station in Antarctica.
Argentina is moving forward with its Antarctic structure program and has laid the foundation stone for its new logistics base in Ushuaia and commissioned a new polar vessel.
The Morrison government will expand Australia’s presence in Antarctica with an $800 million cash injection to better monitor the Australian territory.
Argentine Minister Jorge Taiana announced on December 13 that the Petrel Base at the northern end of the Antarctic Peninsula would be reactivated.
Antarctic sea ice is shrinking and numerous emperor penguin colonies are losing their habitat, prompting an official proposal in the U.S. to list the species as “threatened”.
The Chilean government wants to move forward with plans to lay a fiber optic cable all the way to Antarctica and has allocated money to do so.
Australia has abandoned plans to build a 2,700m concrete runway near its Davis research station on the coast of Antarctica.
“Antarctica New Zealand” announced that the new Scott Base is being set up for trial at PrimePort in Timaru. The decisive factor was an available building site.
The Alfred Wegener Institute is represented at the COP26 by several researchers, who will give presentations on the thawing of permafrost and on polar oceans, among other topics.
A few days ago, the U.S. celebrated the Marine Mammal Protection Act – for almost 50 years, marine mammals have been protected in the U.S. and for all U.S. citizens and institutions.
The vaccine was flown from RAF Base Brize Norton to the Falkland Islands. After reloading onto a Twin Otter belonging to the British Antarctic Survey, the flight continued to Rothera Station in Antarctica.
UK oil company Harbour Energy said it was considering cashing in an option to exit the Falkland Islands project and would leave Falkland.
British Antarctic Survey has sold the icebreaker RRS “James Clark Ross” after 30 years of service to the Ukrainian National Antarctic Scientific Center.
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.