Follow Antarctica News
Survivor of WW2 crew who fought in
Telegraph.co.ukSurvivor of WW2 crew who fought in Antarctica reveals life in 'alien' watersTelegraph.co.ukHe has broken his silence as a new book, Operation Tabarin: Britain's Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica, argues that the operation's true objective was to assert Britain's claim to the continent and defend whaling revenues against incursions by ...
Posted on 13 April 2014 | 1:09 am
Antarctica, a dream destination for tourists
gulfnews.comAntarctica, a dream destination for touristsgulfnews.com“Ninety percent of the tourists from around the world who come to Antarctica leave from Ushuaia. The cruises last an average of 11 days. The cheapest ones cost $5,000. The most expensive, which last 15 days and go to the South Pole, cost $12,000,” ...Antarctica Tourism: Why You Should Consider A Trip To This Untouched ContinentHuffington Post CanadaGood pay, no crime: life is good in Chilean AntarcticaDAWN.comall 9 news articles »
Posted on 13 April 2014 | 1:07 am
Antarctica 3D: On the Edge - Chronogram
ChronogramAntarctica 3D: On the EdgeChronogramAs part of the DC Environmental Film Festival on March 25, award-winning journalist, author, and filmmaker Jon Bowermaster screened his latest film Antarctica, On the Edge. Bowermaster has traveled to the frigid, fragile continent a number of times ...
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 7:19 am
Snorkelling in Antarctica - Financial Times
Snorkelling in AntarcticaFinancial TimesOn each of our 10 scheduled snorkels at different points along the peninsula – a timetable dependent on Antarctica's fickle weather – we'll spend 30 to 45 minutes face down in water between 0C and 3C. Around icebergs, the temperature can fall a further ...
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 12:40 pm
What happens when your dishwasher breaks
New StatesmanWhat happens when your dishwasher breaks down in Antarctica?New StatesmanFelicity Aston, who in 2012 became the first woman to ski solo across Antarctica, explains: “There's a gizmo which turns your satellite phone into a wifi hotspot, through which you can then connect a smartphone.” Mundane as it sounds, it's transformative.
Posted on 10 April 2014 | 7:53 am
Winonans explore AntarcticaWhen Winonan Kurt Sarkiaho heard a presentation by Winona State University professor emeritus Carol Jefferson describing penguins and seals going blind from overexposure to UV rays on her recent trip to Antartica, he could imagine it.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 7:45 am
Antarctic science decline hits claimAust's territorial claim in Antarctica is being weakened by declining scientific research scientists warn.
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 10:45 pm
What a Gas! Arctic's Ozone Hole LookingWith a boost from Mother Nature, the worldwide ban on ozone-depleting chemicals stopped Arctic ozone from disappearing and forming an "ozone hole" similar in size to Antarctica's, a new study finds. "It seems like we did just the right thing at the right time," said Susan Solomon, an atmospheric chemist at MIT and lead study author. Looking back at some 50 years of Arctic ozone records, Solomon ...
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:04 pm
SES AND MILANO TELEPORT TO PROVIDESES and Milano Teleport announced today that they have signed a capacity and ground satellite infrastructure deal to provide connectivity to Mario Zuc
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 9:11 am
Antarctica, a dream destination for touristsPresident Frei Base (Antarctica) (AFP) - As the sun sets, the cloudy sky melds with the glaring white of the frozen terrain as tourists trudging in single file line marvel over blue glaciers in Antarctica, a hip new vacation destination. "Coming to Antarctica was a dream for me and my wife," American John Reiss, 81, said as he stood beside his wife Sharon, 73. The couple boarded a cruise ship in ...
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 11:11 pm
Unexpected teleconnections in noctilucentof Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Colorado, “we have found that the winter air temperature in Indianapolis, Indiana, is well correlated with the frequency of noctilucent clouds over Antarctica.” Noctilucent clouds, or “NLCs ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:02 am
Diet ranks call for whaling to continue,Doing so would be in defiance of the International Court of Justice, which ruled at the end of March that Japan’s whale hunt off Antarctica is not scientific, and therefore in violation of an international moratorium. The resolution reflects deep ...
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 10:59 pm
Study assesses likelihood of Arctic ozone“While there is certainly some depletion of Arctic ozone, the extremes of Antarctica so far are very different from what we find in the Arctic, even in the coldest years,” said MIT atmospheric scientists Susan Solomon. “It’s really a success story ...
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 6:10 pm
Africa: Running 250 KM Through Antarctica inExactly 200 days from today I'll embark on my next desert running challenge - The Last Desert Race, 250km through the snow of Antarctica! I've completed various multi-stage desert races over the past few years - Kalahari, Sahara, Namib, Gobi and Burkina ...
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 8:14 am
A dishwasher in Antarctica [New Statesman](New Statesman Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SOUTH POLE Can you connect to the internet at the South Pole? It might not be the most obvious question to ask when planning a trip to one of the coldest, windiest and driest places on earth, but it has an ...
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 1:45 am
Antarctic team digs deep to predict climateNancy Bertler and her team took a freezer to the coldest place on Earth, endured weeks of primitive living and risked spending the winter in Antarctic darkness, to go get ice — ice that records our climate's past and could point to its future.
Posted on 5 April 2013 | 5:19 pm
Antarctica concerns grow as tourism numbersAcross most of Earth, a tourist attraction that sees 35,000 visitors a year can safely be labeled sleepy. But when it's Antarctica, every footstep matters.
Posted on 15 March 2013 | 10:37 pm
Japanese whaling ship, protesters' boatsAn anti-whaling activist group accused a Japanese whaling vessel of intentionally ramming two of its ships Wednesday in waters near Antarctica. Japan's Fisheries Agency, however, insisted the protesters were responsible for the collisions.
Posted on 19 February 2013 | 10:29 pm
Team braves wet, cold retracing Shackleton'sIt's been lauded as one of the greatest survival stories of all-time.
Posted on 10 February 2013 | 9:38 pm
Australia protests to Japan about whalingA support vessel for the Japanese whaling fleet is sailing in Australian waters in pursuit of anti-whaling activists, Australia said after protesting to the Tokyo government.
Posted on 31 January 2013 | 6:02 pm