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Live from Crozet

Discover every month panoramic photo of the penguin colony of the Bay of Marin in Crozet taken by Marine Benoiste, voluntary civic service program 137 ECOPHY Mission 53 in Crozet.  Photograph of March 3, 2016  Photograph of February 1st, 2016   Photograph of January 18, 2016 Photograph of November 1st, 2016

A photo exhibition in Washington

Yves Frenot, former Director of the French Polar Institute, is now Councelor for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in the United States. He has created an exhibition presenting beautiful photos of Antarctica, Arctic and  Subantarctic Islands at “la maison française”. These photos illustrate the theme of biodiversity, a theme that Yves Frenot intends… Lire la suite

News from COMNAP

The Council of Managers of National Antarctic Program’s newsletter is available To read it here or on the COMNAP website

New Director of Australian Antarctic Division

the 4th of December 2018, a new Director of the Australian Antarctic Division has been announced by the Federal Minister for the Environment. Kim Ellis, who is currently the Executive Director of Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands in New South Wales, will take over the top job in February. Having led a diverse range of… Lire la suite

Press – Arctic rivers traffic atmospheric mercury to the Arctic Ocean

A new study, led by researchers from the CNRS, the Institut National Polytechnique, Universite Paul Sabatier, and international collaborators shows that Arctic rivers carry large amounts of pollutant mercury to the Arctic Ocean. The findings provide the missing piece of a puzzle that clarifies how mid-latitude anthropogenic mercury emissions have polluted one of the most… Lire la suite

COMNAP UPDATE

The Council of Managers of National Antarctic Program publish the Update Read it  here or on the COMNAP website

Press : Annual General Meeting COMNAP

COUNCIL OF MANAGERS OF NATIONAL ANTARCTIC PROGRAMS (COMNAP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) XXX The COMNAP AGM XXX was held in the Congress Centre, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, from 11–13 June 2018 and was hosted by Germany’s National Antarctic Program, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research. The COMNAP AGM was attended by representatives… Lire la suite

Press release: European Polar Infrastructure Database Launched

The European Polar Board (EPB) and EU-PolarNet are pleased to announce the launch of the European Polar Infrastructure Database. The database, which includes detailed information on European stations, vessels and aircraft available for Arctic and Antarctic research, provides a valuable information source to support the planning of polar research fieldwork and an up to date inventory of… Lire la suite

The SCAR celebrate 60 years of Antarctic Science

The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) marks six decades of successful international collaboration. Since its first meeting in The Hague on 3-5 February 1958, SCAR has grown an international network of thousands of scientists who share a common ambition to carry out Antarctic science for the benefit of society. SCAR will celebrate its 60th… Lire la suite