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El Nino reaches to Antarctica

Recent research by the European Space Agency continues to confirm the complex interconnectedness of our planet's weather and climate systems - including how the El Nino event in the Pacific Ocea affects ice shelves off Antarctica. For more…

Exceptional! Live discussion at the European Parliament with a scientist direct from Concordia Base

A unique event took place yesterday at the European Parliament (EP). It was a live web call with senior climatologist Dr Jérôme Chappellaz who is currently at the Franco-Italian Concordia Base in Antarctica, with EP Vice-President Heidi…

March of Penguins to support calls for world's biggest wildlife reserve

Greenpeace has begun 2018 with the March of the Penguins. Model penguins have appeared in cities all over the world to promote its campaign to support calls to create the world's biggest wildlife reserve in Antarctica. The proposal was originally…

European Polar Board scientific initiatives

If you'd like to know more about the kind of science going on in the Antarctic, visit the new European Polar Board website launched in December 2017. It has a round-up of some interesting projects: http://www.europeanpolarboard.org/activities/scientific-initiatives/