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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:36:00 GMT
Ushuaia at Seatrade in Miami praised for the port services improvements
The port of Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego expects to end the current 2017/18 cruise season with over 339 calls, fifty more than in the previous season, revealed governor Rosana Bertone who attended the SeaTrade International Fair...

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:57:00 GMT
Argentine icebreaker rescues US scientists stranded in an ice island
A group of US scientists who were stranded in an ice-bound island off the northeastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula were rescued on Sunday by an Argentine icebreaker, US and Argentine authorities announced Monday.

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 04:38:00 GMT
Plan B for RRS James Clark Ross mission to Antarctica Larsen C Ice Shelf
Heavy sea ice conditions have thwarted a science mission from reaching the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica from which a large iceberg broke off in July 2017. A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), are tra...

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:16:00 GMT
NASA satellites help discover super-colony of Adelie penguins in Antarctica Danger Islands
A thriving “hotspot” of 1.5 million Adelie penguins, a species fast declining in parts of the world, has been discovered on remote islands off the Antarctic Peninsula, surprised scientists. The first bird census of the Dang...

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 09:22:00 GMT
Climate change will force King Penguins to move after food or face heavy losses
Global warming is on track to wipe out 70% of the world's King penguins by century's end, putting the regal birds on a path towards extinction, researchers warned on Monday. As climate change drives away the fish and squid upon...

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