It was such fun to do this webinar for school kids from different ages and I was truly astonished what well-considered and pertinent questions I was asked. Well done, all of you! There was one question I couldn’t… Read More
The Antarctic Quest 21 expedition I’m supporting as scientific advisor has been beset by most arduous weather conditions – storms alternating with snow blizzards and zero visibility… Nevertheless, the team are in good spirit and ingenious in repairing… Read More
The awareness of the carbon footprint of IT and online activity is increasing as a result of media reports, for example thought-provoking articles by the Royal Society, BBC Future and Carbonbrief.org However, ready-to-use carbon footprint calculators, including the… Read More
Oh no (I hear you say) please, not another new story of contamination and its dreadful consequences! And yet…
It snows on the Antarctic Peninsula. (Still :))
As eight explorers turn their backs to the departing ship, they know that for the next six weeks, the team are totally self-reliant.
I have the feeling that the Antarctic Quest 21 team just sneaked out of the country before more stringent ‘omicron’-related restrictions made it even more difficult to get this expedition on its way.
…we need to know in more detail how solid Earth responds to the massive ice loss we are facing on Antarctica as a result of climate change:
The tall ship Pelican of London is off the African coast and on its way across the Atlantic with a bunch of kids from Germany on their big Ocean College adventure.