Antarctica has benefitted from extraordinary global cooperation. Are its days numbered?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Steven Chown, Professor of Biological Sciences, Monash University Global human activities are eroding the isolation of the Antarctic region in major ways, melting the continent’s ice sheets and influencing weather. Regulatory decisions about the Antarctic Treaty System grow […]

Ocean conservation: EU leads the international effort to establish new Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius hosted a ministerial meeting to build support among the Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) for the designation of new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean, […]

We now know how much ice Antarctica has lost in the last 25 years – three trillion tonnes

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Briony Harris, Formative Content Antarctica’s ice sheet is melting at a rapidly increasing rate, according to a new report by a team of 80 scientists who have analyzed satellite imagery of the region. Antarctica is the largest ice […]