User login

Get the article feed for your own site

Powered by Drupal, an open source content management system
Follow Me on Pinterest

Upcoming dive shows & expos

Tampa, Florida
3 May 2014 - 4 May 2014
Miami, Florida
17 May 2014 - 18 May 2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
6 Jun 2014 - 8 Jun 2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
6 Jun 2014
Birmingham, England
20 Sep 2014 - 21 Sep 2014
Sydney, Australia
14 Mar 2015 - 15 Mar 2015
Mobile site for Android and iPhone

Care to comment? See our FaceBook page


Some humpbacks stay over winter in Antarctica

Article citing other sources |  
Not all of the Southern Hemisphere humpback whales migrate towards the equator at the end of the Antarctic summer

No signs of life in Lake Vostok

Article citing other sources |  
Lake Vostok, the vast body of water hidden beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, has so far shown no signs of life.

South Georgia

X-Ray Magazine article |  
South Georgia is the most well-known of the Falkland Islands, also called Islas Malvinas. It lies nearly at the end of the world in the Southern Atlantic Ocean. To find this place on the map, draw an equilateral triangle with one vertex on Cape Horn and another on the Antarctic Peninsula. The third vertex in the east is our destination.
49 - July 2012 | South Georgia

Ozone hole UV impacting marine life

Article citing other sources |  
Ultraviolet radiation has caused a steep increase in deaths among marine animals and plants, according to an international team including scientists at the Oceans Institute of The University of Western Australia.

Japan blocks proposed Atlantic whale sanctuary

Article citing other sources |  
A proposal to create a whale sanctuary in the southern Atlantic lacked "scientific backing", Japan said on Tuesday after leading the charge to scupper the plan at an international meeting.

More new species discovered in Antartica

Article citing other sources |  
Communities of species previously unknown to science have been discovered on the seafloor near Antarctica, clustered in the hot, dark environment surrounding hydrothermal vents.

Sea Sherherd use drones

Article citing other sources |  
On Christmas day the crew on board the Steve Irwin found the Japanese whaling factory ship by using a military-style drone.

Cool diving

slideshow |  
Impressions from Antarctica, photographed by Michael Aw and Göran Ehlmé

Venom from Antarctic octopuses open a new frontier in drug development

note |  
International researchers have collected venom from octopuses in Antarctica for the first time, and could open a new frontier in drug development and even washing detergents

A Voyage to the Antarctica

X-Ray Magazine article |  
At 2:00 am, it is already daylight on Pléneau Island, a place where floating icebergs become grounded, a graveyard of diverse towering structures of ice articulated in extraordinary forms. In a quintessential snowy landscape, snowflakes of perfect shape fall over me, a moment of utter isolation. I am the only one awake among the few that have chosen to sleep on ice with a sleeping bag, our way of bonding with the final wilderness—Antarctica, the last of our planet’s pristine milieu.
37 - Aug 2010 | Antarctic Peninsula

Facebook Comments Box

Syndicate content