the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) state that around 50,000 wild species are used by humans through hunting, fishing, gathering, logging and harvesting, as well as observing. Around 20% of humanity rely on wild species for income and… Read More
Did you miss the first WORLD KRILL DAY on 11 August 2022?
In his concluding situation report, Paul leaves it to others to judge whether Antarctic Quest 21 was a successful expedition. I’ll try to provide him with an answer for his Priority 3: Science
I have explained the background to the scientific projects we are supporting in a number of blog posts and on our website. Now I provid an insight into what ‘doing science’ on the ice actually entails, with the example of sampling… Read More
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
Antarctic Quest 21, atmosphere, carbon cycle, carbon pump, climate change, Environment, essential elements, expedition, food web, ice, ice balance, ice loss, isostatic rebound, metals, Microplastics, nutrients, ocean, Ocean Science, pollution, Shackleton, snow, Weddell Sea
Oh no (I hear you say) please, not another new story of contamination and its dreadful consequences! And yet…
abundance, Angela Milne, Antarctic Quest 21, atmosphere, carbon pump, Cat Cameron, climate change, Environment, expedition, food web, limitation, Martin Densham, mitigation, nutrients, ocean, ocean circulation, ocean current, phytoplankton, pollution, primary productivity, regulation, Science, Simon Ussher, Southern Ocean, University of Plymouth, Weddell Sea, zooplankton