Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:53:00 GMT
Falkland Islander will be one of the captains of Australia's new state of the art icebreaker
Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, is scheduled to make its maiden voyage to Antarctica in 2020-21. Two captains have already been named to lead the alternating crews operating the new vessel. They are Captain Scott Laug...

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:35:00 GMT
Fierce leopard seals pack to feast on King penguins (*)
Some people don’t like sharing their food – we all have a friend who gets cranky when you steal a chip from their plate. For wild animals, this makes sense, because any food shared is energy lost that could otherwise have b...

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 09:41:00 GMT
Ice patrol ship HMS Protector and crew readying for polar return
The Royal Navy’s sole polar research, survey and science ship HMS Protector has come through fire, flood, breakdowns and helicopter crashes – all scenarios testing her ship’s company so that she is safe to operate thousan...

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 13:58:00 GMT
IAATO announces 2019 Antarctica Fellows: Martina (Argentina) and Daniela (Spain)
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), meeting at Plovdiv, Bulgaria have announced the recipients of this year's IAATO Antarctic F...

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 18:51:00 GMT
South Sandwich Islands hold one of the world's enduring eight lava lake in a crater
Satellite pictures confirm there is a persistent lava lake inside the crater of a remote British Overseas Territory (BOT) volcano. Few enduring lava lakes are known globally; the one at Mount Michael on Saunders Island in the S...