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5th June: World Environment Day - the air we breathe

Australia's Antarctic Program posted this video to mark World Environment Day 2019. Scientists in Antarctica are investigating how far Earth's atmosphere can clean itself. A vital question about the air we all breathe. Watch the video…
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Manmade pollution reaches Antarctica

A new report from Greenpeace has worrying news for the Antarctic wilderness. Scientists have found microplastics and persistent hazardous chemicals in snow and water samples from remote areas of the continent. Greenpeace and the EU are calling…

BAS explores impact of plastic in the polar regions

Scientists have found plastic waste almost everywhere on Earth and Antarctica's once pristine seas and shorelines are also being polluted with debris and particles of microplastics. Over the next three years, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS)…