Over the years we have become used to polarisation between countries in these meetings, and this meeting was no different.
We know that whales are important for the oceans, and we know that as long-lived, slow-growing animals they are much more susceptible to overfishing than actual fish.
Delegates from global governments, and NGO representatives are in Brazil for a very special meeting that happens only once every two years: the meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC).
Commercial whaling devastated the world’s biggest whale species, pushing some of them to the very brink of extinction in the first half of the 20th Century.
Antarctic krill are massively important for the Antarctic Ocean, but they also happen to be fascinating animals in their own right.
The biggest hearts in the world are found in the Antarctic Ocean, so why not show them some love this Valentine’s Day?
Not every penguin is up to the challenge of living in the Antarctic, but those that do are a special sort of awesome. Remember, they don’t have the luxury of…
Today, the largest marine protected area in the world was created in the Ross Sea, off the coast of Antarctica. This is a HUGE victory for the whales, penguins, and…
We are turning our oceans into plastic soup. It’s been estimated recently that about EIGHT MILLION TONNES of plastic ends up in the ocean each year.
Scientific research and conservation need more cash. That's sadly usually true. It's especially the case in the Antarctic where research is expensive but absolutely essential given the massive environmental changes…