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Belgica 121 - a happy team and a successful expedition

Over the last few months, we've brought you news of the Belgica 121 expedition, a research project to study biodiversity in the Southern Ocean using a sail boat to ensure it had a very low environmental impact. The expedition is over now but…
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Belgica 121: On its way home

Belgica 121, the low impact scientific mission to Antarctica that we've been reporting on, is heading back to South Africa. The team has been collecting samples of water and ocean life and diving in icy waters to advance understanding of biodiversity…

Diving with icebergs - Belgica 121 gets to work

The Belgica 121 research expedition is now at work exploring the life and geology of the Southern Ocean off Antarctica. We're proud to be following this remarkable project which is showing how research can be carried out with minimum disturbance…