Teams of scientists and support staff with the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration, (ITGC) have spent the past couple of months working on the Thwaites Glacier to advance our knowledge of how it interacts with the ocean and climate, and improve the predictions of its future contributions to sea level rise.Add your comment!
The Commissioner for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) has announced plans to extend the spatial extent of No Take Zones in the SGSSI Marine Protected Area (MPA), increasing their area from 283,000km2 to 449,000km2.Add your comment!
On the two year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector visited the Vernadsky Base to express support and discuss how Ukraine and the UK are supporting peaceful scientific cooperation in Antarctica.Add your comment!
The Uruguayan Antarctic Institute welcomed United Kingdom Ambassador to Uruguay, Faye O'Connor, to the Artigas Antarctic Scientific Base between February 14th and 19th.Add your comment!
The Bulgarian Navy's Brothers Cyril and Methodius scientific vessel docked in Mar del Plata this week to hand over pieces of an Argentine Navy aircraft that crashed in Antarctica in 1976 with ten military personnel and a television crewman on board. The items, found on Jan. 15 on Livingston Island, will be taken to a Navy facility in Bahía Blanca to determine if they belong to the twin-engine plane.Add your comment!
A former sailor who served on board the previous Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector, who escaped with his life after falling into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, has shared a collection of memorabilia with the crew of the current vessel.Add your comment!
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) continues to affect the wildlife on the sub-antarctic islands of South Georgia. The latest results from samples taken from the islands reveal that the disease has now been detected in the wandering albatross (as at 9 February 2024).Add your comment!
Uruguay's Official Service of Broadcasting, Performances, and Shows (Servicio Oficial de Difusión, Representaciones y Espectáculos - Sodre) National Youth Orchestra (OJS) offered the so-called concert For Peace and Science at the South American country's Artigas Base in Antarctica
A memorial stone to Sir Ernest Shackleton, one of the most celebrated Antarctic Explorers of the twentieth century, was dedicated at Westminster Abbey in London on Thursday 15th February 2024. The service was attended by HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust.
Furious passengers are anticipating all the necessary actions against Norwegian Cruise Lines which at the last minute removed Antarctica from its upcoming itineraries. Over the weekend, the Norwegian Star, which is currently in the Drake Passage, informed passengers that the trip would have to be altered for operational reasons.