From Shelter to Showpiece: The Evolution of Halley


Photo via British Antarctic Survey Examining the history of UK’s Halley Station reveals much about advances in engineering and architecture.

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#TedXScottBase – Sparking Global Conversations


Photograph by Vatey Uy. TEDxScottBase Creative Commons. How do you celebrate 60 years in Antarctica? If you’re Antarctica New Zealand,

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent is the Second Lowest on Record, but What of Antarctica?


View of the Earth on 21 September 2005 with the full Antarctic region visible. Image via NASA. The paradoxical behaviour

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The 9th International Penguin Congress: ‘The future is not looking rosy’


Image via Antarctica Bound – Flickr  Early September, Cape Town played host to the 9th International Penguin Congress (IPC9), a

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On The Lamentations of Zeno


At a Bureau de Change, I recently spoke to a woman about her holiday plans to the Maldives. She was

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Disruption over Macquarie Island calls for some clever Antarctic thinking


Photo via AAP/Paul Carter Last week, the Australian Antarctic Division announced that they would close Macquarie Island research station by

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2010 to 2015 government policy: UK Overseas Territories


This policy paper focuses on the strategy of the UK government towards its Overseas Territories, for the period 2010-2015. Appendix

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UK science in Antarctica: 2014 to 2020


A framework for British research, outlining the UK’s science strategy in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean from 2014 to 2020.

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Final Report of the Thirty-eighth Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting


The Thirty-eighth Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting was held in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 1 to 10 June, 2015. Representatives of the

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