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Brian W. Stone to Serve as NSF Director's First Chief of Staff Brian W. Stone, who heads the Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) section in the National Science Foundation’s Division of Polar Programs, will begin an assignment as chief of staff to NSF Director France A. Córdova on May 1, 2016. The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced that it has renewed a cooperative...
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Mature Readers Prepare for a full-frontal behind-the-scenes look at the monumental Gold Digger special Gina Diggers: Wa...read more. A light shower of new items for this wee... read more. As March progresses, we spring right int... read more. Easter's just jumped past us, but no Apr... read more.
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Arctic and Antarctica Travel, Cruises, Tours, Trip Reviews, Vacation Information and Ship Prices from the Leader in Polar Travel. Polar Cruises is the expert in small-ship travel to Antarctica and the Arctic. We are uniquely qualified to help you plan your polar expedition to the most pristine...
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This is the most common question I hear. I asked myself the same thing in 2001 when I bought the book titled “Shackleton’s Way.” What I discovered is that Antarctic history stories are some of the most engaging, compelling and effective ways to illustrate business and selling principles for many...
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The First Zero Emission Antarctic Research Station. For decades, Antarctica has been the home of science and an example for preservation governance. The International Polar Foundation signed the return of Belgium on the continent with the first ever “zero emission” station: Princess Elisabeth...
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SCAR initiates, develops and coordinates scientific research in the Antarctic region and provides objective independent scientific advice to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings. Is a body of ICSU, the International Council for Science, and it is charged with the initiation, promotion and co-ordination of scientific research in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. SCAR also provides...
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COMNAP consists of 30 National Antarctic Program Members. Each Member program is represented by the Manager of that National Antarctic Program and/or the Deputy Manager of that program. National Antarctic Programs collectively have the greatest first-hand experience of living and working in the Antarctic. Many of the National Antarctic Programs have operated in the Antarctic since the...
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This site is dedicated to the stamps, postal history and heroic explorers of the great White Continent. Inside you will find extensive biographical data on the early explorers in addition to significant statistics and examples of the philately of Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic islands.
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The Antarctic Fire Department is proudly supporting the advancement of world science through fire/rescue support services on the highest, driest, windiest, coldest, and ultimately harshest continent on the planet - Antarctica. The department offers the unique opportunity to go where few people have gone before, or ever will go. Antarctica is one of the few places on earth that remain unscathed...
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Antarctica is a vast, unspoiled continent that challenged explorers and inspired dreamers through the centuries. It is a place of beauty and mystery, covered with ice miles deep. Experience adventure 'on the ice', at the South Pole, on Antarctica’s highest peaks, or at an Emperor penguin rookery. We guarantee life will never be the same. ANI pioneered private flights to Antarctica in 1985 with...
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NZ Antarctic Heritage Trust promotes the restoration & protection of famous Antarctic Explorers to the Ross Sea Region. Learn how you can get involved. Conserving the expedition bases left by the Antarctic explorers The heroic era of Antarctic exploration (1895 – 1917) gave us great explorers including Sir Ernest Shackleton and Captain Robert Falcon Scott. In the 1950’s Sir Edmund Hillary made...
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Photos, video, time-lapse video, 360 VR video from Antarctica. A unique inside view of the continent from Anthony Powell, who has spent years working there. Extensive range of stock footage available on request. I've been working in Antarctica for many years, and have recently released my first feature film, the multi-award winning Antarctica: A Year On Ice. Click on the link at the top of this...
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The Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR) was established in 2015 to facilitate and... For the first time in 80 years, a British Navy ship, the HMS Protector will patrol... Former CCAMLR intern, Emily Robinson, recently visited Antarctica as a part of a... CCAMLR Executive Secretary visits British Antarctic patrol ship. Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund 2nd call for project proposals. Joint...
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The four-day itinerary will see competitors fly by private jet from Punta Arenas, Chile, on 23 November to the marathon location at Union Glacier, Antarctica. A marked course of 42.2km (26.2 miles) will have been prepared in advance and snowmobile support, aid stations and medical personnel will be at hand for the duration of the race. Competitors are scheduled to return to Punta Arenas on 26...
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Antarctic Animals, discover some of the most challenged animals by extreme Antarctica weather. Also find facts about Antarctica and whole Antarctic Region. More than seven hundred species of algae and phytoplankton are found to live in the Antarctic Region apart from whales, seals and other animals in Antarctica. On account of the heavy presence of whale species of different sizes and varieties...
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The Antarctic Company - Travel with us in safety and comfort to the most remote continent of our World or create your own adventure in Antarctica. Antarctica is unlike any other place on earth - a vast desert of ice, hostile and remote but the same time attractive and stunningly beautiful. The Antarctic Company is specialized in organising trips and supporting private expeditions from Cape Town...
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The polar regions are especially sensitive to pollution. Conditions can also be hazardous, increasing the chances of accidents. As ship traffic increases in the Arctic and Antarctic, it is therefore extremely important that vessels are adequately regulated to protect the safety of humans and the environment. ASOC urges the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to institute a strong...
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Da plane just landed and I have 17 minutes to run the entire length of the Vancouver Intl’ Airport from gate A1 to gate E79. A few escalators, mile-long hallways, dodgy 90 degree turns pass construction zones and US customs. I ran, a cowboy in rabbit fur moccasins running across Canadian to destination known, a chocolate farm in Hawai’i. I picked up a salad and fruit bowl along the way. Hot...
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Here you can find everything you wish to know about Antarctica from experts who have been working there for decades. We hope you find the site easy to navigate. To keep it simple we have put basic points on the front page of each heading but, on most, you’ll find a “more info” tab to click that will take you to detailed information about the topic. If you have any problems, please let us know....
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The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Club is a membership organisation for past and present staff of the British Antarctic Survey and its predecessors. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Club brings together past and present staff of the British Antarctic Survey and its predecessors the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (Fids) and Operation Tabarin and others who have been closely associated...
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