Category Archives: Antarctic Headlines

Antarctic Watch Headlines 01/30/2023

Kim Ellis resigns as director of Australian Antarctic Division after four years
The Guardian, 2023-01-30
In email to staff Ellis references organisation’s cultural overhaul which was in response to allegations of harassment at research stations

Australian Antarctic Division director Kim Ellis resigns from role after years of turmoil over workplace culture
Australian Broadcasting Corporation on MSN.com, 2023-01-30
The head of Australia’s Antarctic Division announces his resignation, four years into the role and ahead of the release of findings from a new inquiry into workplace culture after a damning report last year.

Huge iceberg breaks off in the Antarctic: What is an iceberg and how do they affect the environment?
as.com on MSN.com, 2023-01-28
Earlier this week a huge block of ice, roughly the size of Greater London, became dislodged from an ice formation in the Antarctic and formed a giant iceberg in the ocean. The iceberg is thought to be about 600 square miles.

Russian Antarctic vessel docks in South Africa as green groups protest
Reuters on MSN.com, 2023-01-28
The Akademik Alexander Karpinsky, a Russian polar explorer ship, arrives in Cape Town harbour, South Africa. REUTERS/Shelley Christians

Rare Antarctic meteorite found by following satellite ‘treasure map’
Yahoo, 2023-01-28
Guided by a ‘meteorite treasure map’, scientists have found an extraordinary specimen — one of the largest meteorites ever recovered from Antarctica. Over the past two months, researcher Vinciane Debaille of the Free University of Brussels led a team of scientists across the barren terrain of Antarctica on a search for meteorites.

New data set release: MEaSUREs Grounding Zone of the Antarctic Ice Sheet, Version 1
Arctic Sea Ice, 2023-01-30
The MEaSUREs Grounding Zone of the Antarctic Ice Sheet, Version 1 data set is now available at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center

Watch: Giant Iceberg, nearly the size of Greater London, breaks off from Antarctic ice shelf
Firstpost on MSN.com, 2023-01-30
Giant Iceberg, nearly the size of Greater London, breaks off from Antarctic ice shelf . In a shocking weather event, a massive iceberg, nearly the

Iceberg size of London breaks off near UK Antarctic base
Daily Times, 2023-01-30
A huge iceberg nearly the size of Greater London has broken off the Antarctic ice shelf near a research station, the second such split in two years, researchers announced Monday. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) said the formation of the new iceberg – in a natural process called “calving” – was not due to climate

Antarctic Krill Feed Market Size 2023 with strong supplier, Key factors, driving the market growth, Information 2029
MarketWatch, 2023-01-30
Antarctic Krill Feed Market” size is estimated to be worth USD million in 2022 and is forecast to a readjusted size of

Russian Antarctic vessel docks in South Africa as green groups protest
Reuters, 2023-01-29
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 28 (Reuters) – A Russian research vessel which has been prospecting for oil and natural gas in the Antarctic docked in South Africa on Saturday following protests by green …