Antarctica

Antarctica

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:57:00 GMT
South Georgia releases new coin to commemorate Sir Ernest Shackleton
The government of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have released a new coin to commemorate the birth of the famous explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. Born on 15th February 1874, Sir Ernest Shackleton wanted to be an explor...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:24:00 GMT
Chinese tourists did 150 million outbound trips in 2018
A total of 149.72 million outbound trips were made by Chinese tourists in 2018, up 14.7% from the previous year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced, Trend reported citing Xinhua.

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 18:30:00 GMT
Falklands: First surveys of the Burdwood Bank completed for Marine Managed Areas Project
By Ander M. de Lecea - Research scientist Drs Ander de Lecea and Marina Costa of SAERI recently completed their first surveys of the Burdwood Bank, kicking off the “Fine Scaling of the Marine Management Areas of the Falklan...

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:07:00 GMT
HMS Protector comes across an iceberg of 11 miles long and five wide
The Royal Navy’s Antarctic patrol ship encountered an iceberg the size of Bristol as she began her final scientific mission of the season. HMS Protector came across the enormous mass of ice and snow – 11 miles long and five...

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:54:00 GMT
Antarctic tour vessels help solve killer whale mystery
Scientists finally come face to face with elusive mammals after years of research into a theory about ‘Type D’ killer whale in sub-Antarctic waters

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