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…

No agreement on protected area off East Antarctic coast

Despite pressure from Australia, France and the EU, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) recently failed to reach agreement on creating a new Marine Protection Area (MPA) off the East Antarctic coast.…

The Antarctic Treaty and its consequences

Joseph Nolan, from the European Polar Board, introduces Yves Frenot, Director of the French Polar Institute (Institut Paul Emile Victor, IPEV), who tells us about the Antarctic Treaty and the importance to protect this vulnerable environment.…
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Belém agreement: expanding research in the Southern Ocean

In July, there was an announcement about the European Union expanding its research agreements with Brazil and South Africa. This 'Belem statement' is primarily about the South Atlantic. But oceans are connected to one another, so it is important…