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Port Lockroy Celebrates 80th Birthday

Port Lockroy celebrates its 80th birthday. From the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust See also at BAS – Operation Tabarin overview

Roy Arnel

China’s new Qinling Antarctic station

Rob Easther

Macpherson Robertson for sale

Autonomous drones for Antarctic research

News from BAS A team have arrived at Rothera Research Station, ready to start testing the new Windracers ULTRA autonomous drone in Antarctica. If successful, the new drone platform could represent a major addition to British Antarctic Survey’s scientific capability on the frozen continent – offering the potential to do more science at a lower […]

King Penguin visits SA beach

From ABC News A King Penguin was sighted recently on a beach in the Coorong area of South Australia. An Antarctic research scientist says the penguin’s arrival, while exciting, may be cause for concern. Australian Antarctic Division senior research scientist Dr Barbara Wienecke said it was rare for them to end up on the mainland […]

Australia Day Honours 2024

ANARE Club President David Dodd has sent congratulations on behalf of the Council and Members of the ANARE Club to David Parer, appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), and to Dr Christine McConnell, awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). David  Parer’s award recognises distinguished service to wildlife cinematography, to literature […]

New Emperor colonies found by satellite

BAS Press Release 24 January 2024.  Scientists from British Antarctic Survey have discovered four previously unknown emperor penguin breeding sites. Four unreported emperor penguin colonies discovered by satellite by Fretwell, P., is published in Antarctic Science.  Of particular interest in the publication: The third newly reported site is north of the eastern side of the […]