Antarctica Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:28:00 GMTFalklands approves “Spirit of Sydney” expedition transit call to fly passengers back to UK
On Wednesday 25 November, the Falkland Islands ExCo approved a proposal by the Spirit of Sydney expedition cruise vessel operator to transmit a small number of people back to the UK via the Falklands in late January 2021.Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:00:00 GMTChile building its own polar vessel, Antarctica I, to replace icebreaker Oscar Viel
Construction of the Chilean Navy's new polar ship at the ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard is 35% advanced according to official information. The ship, being built under the name of Antarctica I project, will replace the Navy's current...Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:02:00 GMTSouth Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands Celebrates Inaugural Polar Pride Day
On 18 November the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) and the Government of the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) are celebrating the inaugural Polar Pride Day. This day demonstrates a commitment ...Fri, 06 Nov 2020 09:19:00 GMTHumpback whales are back in South Georgia, after almost extinction a century ago
A new study shows the welcome return of humpback whales to the waters around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia after a century of commercial whaling decimated their populations. The study is published in the journal End...Fri, 06 Nov 2020 09:16:00 GMTRRS James Clark Ross left Harwich for summer mission in Antarctica
The RRS James Clark Ross left the Port of Harwich on Thursday beginning its five-and-a-half-month mission to deliver scientific and operational staff to Antarctica and to resupply the UK stations in Antarctica for another year.