Antarctica Fri, 17 May 2019 09:39:00 GMTIAATO Operators redevelop Ship Scheduler process to prepare for tourism growth
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) is redeveloping its ship scheduling process, as part of its commitment to ‘leave only footprints’ through the effective self-management of guest activities.Fri, 10 May 2019 09:50:00 GMTVital role of penguins and seals poo for Antarctica bio-diversity
For more than half a century, biologists studying Antarctica focused their research on understanding how organisms cope with the continent's severe drought and the coldest conditions on the planet. One thing they didn't really ...Sat, 04 May 2019 09:52:00 GMTAntarctic Tour Operators introduce mandatory measures to prevent whale strikes
Members of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) have unanimously voted in mandatory measures to prevent whale strikes in cetacean-rich Antarctic waters during their annual meeting this year held in...Fri, 03 May 2019 21:19:00 GMTIAATO: New Measures to Manage Growth
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) closed its annual meeting in Cape Town with multiple new measures in support of its mission for safe, environmentally responsible Antarctic travel, according to...Sat, 27 Apr 2019 09:43:00 GMTOceans teeming with viruses, from North to South Pole and down to 4000 meters deep
The oceans contain almost 200,000 different viral populations, according to the latest count. Marine viruses were found from the surface down to 4,000m deep and from the North to the South Pole. Though most are harmless to huma...