Antarctic Guide Blog
Coast presenter Neil Oliver feared death while filming new series in the Antarctic – The Daily Record
Coast presenter Neil Oliver feared death while filming new series in the Antarctic – The Daily Record. As part of the series, he travelled to Antarctica in the footsteps of pioneer William Speirs Bruce. Oliver, 44, filmed The Last Explorers, as part of BBC1 Scotland’s Explorers Season.
Orlando Bloom | Orlando Bloom Escaped Pressures Of Fame On Antarctic Trip | Contactmusic. Orlando Bloom jumped at the chance to escape the pressures of fame by embarking on a trip to the Antarctic in 2007 after his Hollywood career left him feeling “discombobulated”. He joined his cousin on a research trip to Antarctica on […]
Keep Antarctic mining ban, and Bob’s your uncle | The Australian. BOB Hawke is dusting off his diplomatic skills to assist a global push to protect and strengthen one of his crowning achievements in office: the ban on mining in Antarctica. The former prime minister and his former French counterpart, Michel Rocard, are hoping […]
Japan to hold Antarctic whale hunts despite activist threats to disrupt them – The Washington Post. TOKYO — Japan will go ahead with its whaling program in the Antarctic later this year under heightened security to fend off activists who have vowed to disrupt the annual hunt, the country’s fisheries minister said.
Melting Arctic ice clears the way for supertanker voyages | Environment | guardian.co.uk. ”Scandinavian shipowners say cargo routes through the Arctic, made possible by warmer temperatures, would save money and emissions
To Rule the Arctic’s Waves, U.S. Can’t Waive the Rules: View – Businessweek. Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) — The melting of Arctic ice as a result of global warming has set off a race to capitalize on the polar region’s suddenly accessible resources and expanding navigable waterways. Yet even as Canada, Russia and others stake their […]
Superpowers fight and bite for chunks of Antarctic ice – English pravda.ru. 22.09.2011 New Zealand and Australia are concerned about activities of other countries, especially Asian powers, in the Antarctic region. It appears that we are now witnessing the beginning of the fight for the riches of the ever-frozen continent. A number of international […]
Study reveals ocean island’s rich biodiversity – Sep 27 2011 – British Antarctic Survey – Labmate Online
Study reveals ocean island’s rich biodiversity – Sep 27 2011 – British Antarctic Survey – Labmate Online. Study reveals ocean island’s rich biodiversity A study around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia by a team from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has revealed a biologically rich marine region greater than even […]
Minister acknowledges Antartic science work | Voxy.co.nz. Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 – 19:52 Phil Heatley NZ Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Phil Heatley has today congratulated scientists on their work on International Polar Year (IPY) projects in Antarctica. At a symposium in Wellington this evening, Mr Heatley said the research undertaken during IPY will inform […]
Partial solar eclipse highlights the 2011 Antarctic travel season | Gadling.com. On November 25th, a partial solar eclipse will take place in the southernmost regions of the planet, making it only visible in New Zealand and the Antarctic. While the kiwis will have just 20% of the sun obscured from view, the Antarctic Peninsula will see nearly 90% […]