Using a system of multiple stereoscopic cameras, Australian researchers are studying krill swarms in Antarctica.
The Arktika-M-1 satellite was launched on February 28, 2021 and is the first of ten Arktika satellites that Roscosmos plans to put into orbit over the next few years.
An Icelandair Boeing 767-300 flies from Reykjavik, with a stopover in Cape Town, to Antarctica to supply the Norwegian Troll Research Station.
Turkey plans to build its own station in the southern part of the Antarctic Peninsula and has submitted its plans.
Marine construction and shipping are making the oceans noisier and noisier. A study now shows that far more animal species are affected by this noise in their behaviour.
Record flight for Lufthansa: After 15 hours 36 minutes and 13,600 kilometres an Airbus A350-900 with researchers on board arrived at the Falkland Islands.
Microsoft has officially made Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit people of Canada, available for translation in many of its products.
Lufthansa plans to make history: To replace researchers at the Neumayer Station in Antarctica, Lufthansa is planning one of the longest flights in its history.
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.
The next phase of construction of the British Rothera Station on the Antarctic Peninsula started on January 11, 2021. The new operations building is scheduled for completion by 2023.
Britain’s new icebreaker, the “RRS Sir David Attenborough”, has been registered with the British Register of Shipping in Stanley, the main town in the Falkland Islands.
“STAR WARS” in Antarctica. Weddell seals can chirp, whistle and trill. Researchers succeeded under water sensational sound recordings.
The self-propelled polar platform “Severny Polyus” was launched in St. Petersburg on Friday, December 18, 2020.
ROSATOM and the Government of the Republic of Sakha have signed an agreement. It states that a small nuclear power plant will be built in the village of Ust-Kuyga by 2028.
A complex international Medevac operation is currently underway in Antarctica. A researcher must be evacuated from Davis Station with the help of China and the United States.
In January 2021, a research mission will be launched to determine the impact of the giant A-68a iceberg on the island of South Georgia, one of the world’s most important ecosystems.
A new 21-year series of satellite imagery data shows the progression of permafrost retreat and points to climate change as the cause.
Rothera Point is home to the largest research station of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). The station has been continuously manned since 1975 and is now to be modernised.
After its MOSAiC deployment, the research icebreaker “Polarstern” will move south now and take on numerous tasks in the Antarctic.
The Russian “Vostok” station was founded in 1957 and has come of age. A new station is to be adapted to today’s needs.
The ageing icebreaker “Óscar Viel” will be replaced by a new ship, which will be built under the name “Antarctica-1” and will be in operation from 2023.
The nuclear-powered freighter “Sevmorput” off Angola will not be able to fulfil its transport order to supply modules for the new polar station “Vostok”.
The research satellite “Sentinel-6” is intended to observe the oceans of the earth and accurately map and document the impacts of climate change.
The arrival of the “Sevmorput” was planned for the beginning of November at the Antarctic “Progress” station. But for the past three weeks, the ship has been sailing zig-zag courses off Angola.