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.