Reflections on CCAMLR 2018

The 37th meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources has just concluded, Oceanites once again participating as an officially invited, international expert observer. On larger matters before countries that are members of this Commission, I sadly report that none of the three proposed marine protected areas (MPAs) — East Antarctica, […]

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Do whatever you can, wherever you live, to #StandWithPenguins and #StandWithScience.

How to describe what I’m feeling today … with more than 30 seasons in Antarctica under my belt … having actually witnessed changes firsthand like glaciers receding, ice shelves that have calved off, penguin populations significantly falling (and, in one case, rising)? Climate change is real and undeniable. It is happening now. We humans north […]

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Oceanites State Of Antarctic Penguin 2017

Worldwide Media Coverage for Oceanites’ State of Antarctic Penguins 2017 Report

Oceanites released the State Of the Antarctic Penguin 2017 report on April 25th, World Penguin Day. The report was picked up all over the world by such notable media outlets as CBS, Time, PBS, USA Today, Scientific American, US News and World Report,

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Scientists have discovered vast systems of flowing water in Antarctica. And that worries them . . .

New research has found lakes, rivers and even waterfalls atop Antarctica. Source: Scientists have discovered vast systems of flowing water in Antarctica. And that worries them. – The Washington Post

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Antarctica’s Cracking Larsen C Ice Shelf . . .

As we’ve covered news of the growing crack in Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf a number of times in recent months, it seems worth providing an update here. While the enormous (probably more than 5,000 km²) soon-to-be iceberg has yet to actually calve, researchers from the British Antarctic Survey recently captured a video of the ice […]

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