As Tropical Storm Elsa was approaching the coast of Florida, authorities decided to demolish in a controlled manner what was left of the Champlain Towers South condo building as a precautionary measure.
The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust (FMHT) is planning an expedition – Endurance22 – to locate, survey and film the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s iconic ship, Endurance, which sank in the Weddell Sea in November 1915.
China officially launches its voluntary fishing moratorium on the high seas from July this year to preserve squid resources in open waters, according to a resolution from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on June 28 and reported by the Xinhua news agency.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has recognized a new record high temperature for the Antarctic continent of 18.3° Celsius on 6 February 2020 at the Argentine Esperanza station.
Tierra del Fuego lawmakers on Wednesday approved, unanimously the bill which bans salmon farming in the waters of the province. Sponsored by Pablo Villegas from the provincial party, Movimiento Popular Fueguino, the bill privileges the environment over such an industry, and according to its promoters places Argentina at the head of the green economy.
Scientists in Australia and the United States are reporting the sudden loss of a large ice-covered Antarctic lake covering an area of eleven square kilometres. The rare event occurred during the winter of 2019 on Amery Ice Shelf in East Antarctica and was noticed in satellite images the following summer by Dr Roland Warner from the Australian Antarctic Program Partnership at the University of Tasmania.
A new report titled “Impact of Climate Crisis on Poverty and the Argentine macroeconomy” points out the serious consequences of the impact of climate change on the Argentine economy, mainly due to losses caused by floods and droughts, the World Bank announced Tuesday.
Germany's Volkswagen will no longer make cars with internal combustion engines in Europe by 2035, a board member said. The announcement comes as carmakers in Europe face mounting pressure to combat climate change and curb emissions under new EU regulations
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the armed forces to be involved for the third time in the protection of the Amazon basin from deforestation and other man-caused calamities.
The Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego will be voting a bill on Wednesday to ban salmon farming in the waters of the extreme south territory, according to reports in the Ushuaia media.