Antarctica

Antarctica

Mon, 25 May 2020 07:16:00 GMT
South Georgia's new £11million wharf facilities completed in 108 days
Surrounded by spectacular scenery, dominated by mountains and glaciers, construction has completed on a new £11million wharf, dolphin, and slipway to serve the King Edward Point Research Station (KEP), in South Georgia Island.

Fri, 22 May 2020 08:47:00 GMT
Climate change turning Antarctica “green” as algae blooms proliferate
Antarctica conjures images of an unbroken white wilderness but blooms of algae are giving parts of the frozen continent an increasingly green tinge. Warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and sprea...

Fri, 15 May 2020 08:54:00 GMT
Strict measures among essential personnel even in virus free Antarctica bases
As the planet battles the seemingly inexorable spread of the coronavirus, Antarctica remains the only Covid-19-free continent - thanks in the main to strict security and not a little luck. The natural isolation of the frozen an...

Fri, 01 May 2020 07:18:00 GMT
Falklands: Stanley airport again winter home for BAS aircraft
Aeroplane spotters in the Falklands will once again have the opportunity to temporarily witness the once familiar sight of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Twin Otter sitting on the Stanley Airport tarmac.

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 07:55:00 GMT
Plastic pollution continues to reach sub-Antarctic islands
Food wrapping, fishing gear and plastic waste continue to reach the Antarctic. Two new studies into how plastic debris is reaching sub-Antarctic islands are published in the journal Environment International.

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