Antarctic Watch Headlines 01/11/2023

Antarctic icebergs still exist today where 1700-era sailors spotted, tracked them
The Digital Universe, 2023-01-10
A new study comparing observations of large Antarctic icebergs from the 1700s with modern satellite datasets shows the massive icebergs are found in the same areas where they were pinpointed three centuries ago.

Is Mass Cruise Tourism Safe for Antarctic Ecosystems?
MercoPress, 2023-01-10
By Elizabeth Leane, Anne Hardy, Can Seng Ooi, Carolyn Philpott, Hanne E.F. Nielsen and Katie Marx – As the summer sun finally arrives for people in the Southern Hemisphere, more than 100,000 tourists will head for the ice.

Cruises, crowds and fragile ecosystems: the delicate dance of Antarctic tourism
The Guardian, 2023-01-05
As the icy continent braces for a record summer, ecologists say more visitor caps and restrictions are needed to protect wildlife

Antarctic ozone hole on course to heal by 2065
The Times, 2023-01-09
The ozone layer is on track to recover in just over four decades due to a landmark environmental treaty, despite being delayed by illegal factories in China.

Antarctic-trekking University of Leicester professor gets Polar Medal
YAHOO!News, 2023-01-08
An Antarctic-trekking academic has been awarded the Polar Medal. Prof John Smellie, from the University of Leicester, was given the accolade by King Charles III. It is the second time he has received the medal,

Antarctic Krills (Euphausia superba) Market Is Expected To Witness Impressive Growth Between 2023 and 2028 | Including 111 Pages Report
MarketWatch, 2023-01-10
Market 2023 with 111 Pages Report and enhance with extents shares into sub-counties are covered in this market. Antarctic Krills (Euphausia superba) Market conditions can be influenced by a wide range of factors,

Like working in outer space: inside Antarctic recruitment
The Mandarin, 2023-01-09
The government is looking to recruit 150 people to assist in the running of its Antarctic research stations. Maree Riley, who leads recruitment f

Antarctic tourism: Should we worry about damage to the ice and ecosystems?, 2023-01-05
And cruise ships are hardly emissions misers. How did Antarctic tourism go mainstream? In the 1950s, the first tourists hitched rides on Chilean and Argentinian naval vessels heading south to …

Barbara Creecy to visit SA Antarctic research station
devdiscourse, 2023-01-10
Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister, Barbara Creecy is expected to visit the South African Antarctic Programme’s Research Station, known as SANAE IV, in Queen Maud Land. In a statement, the department explained that South Africa has had a presence in the Antarctic since 1960 and has contributed to scientific knowledge in the area and “played an active role in the management and conservation of the vast continent”.

Antarctic ozone hole on course to heal by 2065
The Times, 2023-01-09
The ozone layer is on track to recover in just over four decades due to an environmental treaty, despite being set back by illegal factories in China. However, UN scientists said its recovery …