Likewise, Australia, France and the EU are once again proposing the creation of an MPA to protect 946,998 square kilometres of East Antarctic
waters that has been under consideration since 2010.
Australia helped facilitate China s first visit to east Antarctica thirty years ago and has provided support to the Chinese Antarctic
program over the years through our intercontinental air capability, logistics and medical services.
Tony press, former head of Australia's Antarctic
Division, had presented a composite report to the government to take the necessary steps to restore Australia's prominence in Antartica by way of more investment to offset the shortcomings in areas of logistics and research.
Parties to the Antarctic
Treaty this week encouraged CCAMLR to continue their fruitful discussions on marine protected areas (MPAs) in the months leading up to their annual meeting, during which two MPA proposals in the Southern Ocean will be considered.
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Unlike previous computer simulations of Antarctic
glaciation, this research found the nascent Antarctic
ice sheet included substantial ice on the subcontinent of West Antarctica.
An Australian-led group of scientists has for the first time tracked down and tagged Antarctic
blue whales by using acoustic technology to follow its songs, the government said Wednesday.
The foundation for Antarctica's governance, exploration and use is the Antarctic
Treaty, negotiated and signed in Washington in 1959, and its 1991 Protocol on Environmental Protection.
Michael Powell, 49, of Crickhowell, Powys, and Tudor Morgan, 41, from Usk, have more than 43 years of Antarctic
experience between them.
Three bottles of whisky found under explorer Ernest Shackleton's abandoned expedition base were returned to the Antarctic
The crew of the Portsmouth-based ship, supported by the British Antarctic
Survey, will carry out a variety of inspections ranging from scientific stations and historic sites to cruise vessels and yachts.
VETERAN explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has set off on the coldest journey on Earth, leading an expedition across the Antarctic
President Rosen Plevneliev will hand the Bulgarian flag to the 21st Antarctic
Expedition at an official ceremony starting 11 a.
First Omani woman to join an expedition to Antarctic