Antarctic Site Inventory

Huge Antarctic Conservation Achievements at CCAMLR 35 . . .

This has been a very memorable and exciting day in the history of CCAMLR — the Commission for Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources. Four key achievements have been advanced: • Establishing the world’s largest marine protected area in the Ross Sea • Establishing 100% observer coverage in the krill fishery • Adopting a 5-year […]

The Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics (MAPPPD) is now live! . . .

The penguin population tool — MAPPPD (Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics) — that the Lynch Lab @ Stony Brook University & the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have developed for Oceanites is now live. Go to: www.penguinmap.com Ron Naveen, from Oceanites, explains: “MAPPPD keeps Oceanites and the Antarctic Site Inventory on the […]

“Future Of Antarctica Forum” concludes successfully . . .

Convened by Oceanites and hosted by One Ocean Expeditions onboard the MV AKADEMIK IOFFE expedition ship, February 28-March 9, 2016, the inaugural “Future Of Antarctica Forum” provided a unique opportunity for Antarctic stakeholder interests — governments, fishing, tourism, environmental, and scientific — to gather together and discuss moving forward, collaboratively, to secure Antarctica’s future as […]

The 1st FUTURE OF ANTARCTICA conference is about to sail . . .

Along with distinguished government representatives and experts from all key Antarctic constituencies (education, tourism, science, environment, fishing), and with the unflagging support of One Ocean Expeditions, Oceanites is thrilled that the 1st FUTURE OF ANTARCTICA conference will be sailing this Sunday, February 28, from Ushuaia, Argentina, onboard the AKADEMIK IOFFE (ONE OCEAN NAVIGATOR). We return to Ushuaia on […]

THE PENGUIN COUNTERS at COP 21 . . .

THE PENGUIN COUNTERS successfully screened yesterday at COP 21 in Paris. The screening was followed by Q & A session that generated many questions, mostly focusing on the status of krill populations and carbon sequestration. Happy to see such extensive interest in penguins and the Southern Ocean, and how Antarctica is the epicenter for solving […]

THE PENGUIN COUNTERS to be screened at COP21 . . .

      Exciting news, just in . . . On December 5, THE PENGUIN COUNTERS will be screened at the Oceans & Climate Pavilion during the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, which, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate. Check […]

The Season’s About To Erupt!

The 22nd anniversary season of the Antarctic Site Inventory begins on October 23 — gloriously involving 15 departures with our collaborative partners, One Ocean Expeditions, aboard the MV AKADEMIK IOFFE and MV SERGEI VAVILOV. It’s going to be another great season counting penguins from the southern part of the western Antarctic Peninsula to the northern reaches of […]