CCAMLR

Antarctica Saved?

6:03pm, Thursday, October 27th. I was “in the pews” at the old Hutchins School in Hobart (Tasmania, Australia), now the headquarters of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). This is the body that regulates fishing for Antarctic toothfish, marketed here as Chilean sea bass, and for krill, the shrimp-like crustacean […]

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 […]