The latest British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Antarctic Digital Database (ADD) data will be included in a world leading collection of geographic information. ADD is a compilation of the best available topographic data for Antarctica. It is managed by BAS’ Mapping and Geographic Information Centre (MAGIC) on behalf of The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research and is an essential tool for researchers navigating and understanding Antarctica’s ever changing landscape.
The Endurance22 expedition will receive Reach the World’s 2022 Cronkite Award for Excellence in Storytelling. Reach the World will present the award at its Annual Benefit in New York City on July 20, 2022.
Four Trinity House Merchant Navy Cadets are joining Britain’s new polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough this week in the Falkland Islands on a four-month training deployment.
Chilean president Gabriel Boric will be talking about the Falklands and South Sandwich Islands sovereignty claims with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Argentine president Alberto Fernandez during the next COP27 scheduled for November.
The director of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Professor Dame Jane Francis has been awarded the prestigious Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG) Patron’s Medal for contributions to earth and environmental sciences.
The home of the Royal Navy Officer Corps has a new Commanding Officer providing tomorrow’s Fleet with the leaders it needs. Captain Sarah Oakley, who also served as commander of the former Falklands' patrol HMS Clyde, formally took charge of Britannia Royal Naval College from Captain Roger Readwin in a handover ceremony. Captain Readwin reflected on his two and a half years at the helm of one of the most prestigious training establishments in the world.
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has appointed Executive Committee member Tudor Morgan to its leading role. Tudor, VP Government and Industry relations at IAATO member operator Hurtigruten Expeditions, takes the reins from Robyn Woodhead, who steps down after five years on the EC, the last one as chair.
Climate change has been confirmed once more to be taking its toll on Earth's shape as an ice island has been discovered in Antarctica which has stayed unchanged even in the presence of bypassing icebergs and other phenomena, according to NASA data.
Chile's first domestic built icebreaker, as part of the Antarctica Project I, will enable the country's navy to fulfill multiple logistic tasks, research operations, supply Antarctic bases and stations, having the capacity to sail in one-meter thick ice.
April 25, marks World Penguin Day, an opportunity for many wildlife organizations to tout conservation efforts for these charismatic, amphibious birds. It’s nearly winter in the southern hemisphere, and April 25 coincides with Antarctic penguins’ annual northward march to the sea.