Antarctica

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 07:51:00 GMT
Falklands prepares to welcome state of the art RRS Sir David Attenborough on 9 December
The Falkland Islands Government has invited the public to welcome the RRS Sir David Attenborough as it makes its maiden voyage into the Falkland Islands on Thursday 9 December 2021.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 23:40:00 GMT
Antarctica Day, a unique agreement for a unique region
”December first, Antarctica Day, we are marking the 60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty coming into effect. This year is also the 30th anniversary of the Environmental Protocol; the framework under the Antarctic Treaty w...

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 09:45:00 GMT
Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia will see a total and partial solar eclipse
On Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, some people in the Southern Hemisphere, Falklands, South Georgia Islands, will have the chance to experience a total or partial eclipse of the Sun, according to US space agency NASA.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 19:00:00 GMT
Unauthorized works kill hundreds of penguins in Chubut
A landowner in the town of Punta Tombo in the Argentine Province of Chubut is to be prosecuted under the Law of Cruelk Treatment Against Animals after crushing several penguin nests and electrocuting over a hundred of the birds...

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 09:20:00 GMT
Thursday, D day for cruise Ultramarine and its delayed departure from Ushuaia on an Antarctic expedition
Expedition cruise Ultramarine must remain in total confinement at the port of Ushuaia until next Thursday, following nine positive PCR tests among the 173 strong crew. No person is allowed on board or to disembark although wate...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:25:00 GMT
Chile planning an optical fiber cable from Puerto Williams to Antarctica
The regional government of Magallanes extreme south of Chile signed an agreement with the Telecommunications ministry and Country Development Secretariat to study the feasibility of an optical fiber from the region to the Antar...

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 12:11:00 GMT
Departure of Antarctic cruise from Ushuaia delayed because of Covid 19 among the crew
Covid 19 emergency in Ushuaia delays the departure of Quark Expeditions state of the art cruise vessel Ultramarine to Antarctica. According to reports from the capital of Tierra del Fuego, abiding by sanitary protocols, the 173...

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:39:00 GMT
Luxurious cruise yacht for 12 pax calls at Punta Arenas and heads for Antarctica
A Russian flagged luxury yacht arrived in Punta Arenas, extreme south of Chile, and is heading for Antarctica, after having called at Ensenada, Mexico, and El Callao in Peru.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 09:52:00 GMT
Research done in Falklands shows albatrosses are “divorcing” because of climate change
A recent Royal Society study shows climate change and rising oceans are pushing black-browed albatross breakup rates higher. Among the world's most devoted monogamous species, they are “divorcing” more frequently. For 15 ye...

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 09:30:00 GMT
Antarctica’s fragile ecosystems as human activity grows and the world warms
By Dana M Bergstrom and Shavawn Donoghue – We tend to think Antarctica is isolated and far away – biologically speaking, this is true. But the continent is busier than you probably imagine, with many national programs and t...

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