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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:44:00 GMT
UK Antarctic Heritage Trust announces a new Port Lockroy team for 2018/19
The United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) is delighted to reveal details of the quintet who will live and work at Port Lockroy on a remote island off the Antarctic Peninsula during the 2018/19 Austral Antarctic summer...

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:29:00 GMT
East Falkland, among most plastic contaminated shores in South Atlantic Islands
The amount of plastic washing up onto the shores of remote South Atlantic islands is ten times greater than it was a decade ago, according to new research published in the journal Current Biology. Scientists investigating plast...

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:24:00 GMT
Preparing Antarctica's Rothera to accommodate the RSS Sir David Attenborough
An international team of builders is preparing to ship an entire kit of parts from the UK to create a new wharf in the Antarctic. The work is part of the £100m upgrade of the Rothera research station to accommodate its new ves...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:24:00 GMT
Green mosses of East Antarctica are succumbing to climate change, says scientific paper
Emerging from the ice for a brief growing season every Antarctic summer, the lush green mosses of East Antarctica are finally succumbing to climate change. That is according to a study of the small, ancient and hardy plants - c...

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 09:05:00 GMT
Award for new map of South Georgia and the "Shackleton Crossing"
British Antarctic Survey’s detailed map of the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia featuring the epic “Shackleton Crossing” has won an award at the 2018 British Cartography Society Awards.

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