22 May 2013
New research combining traditional taxonomy with DNA technology has found that Antarctic marine communities are more biologically diverse than previously thought.
12 April 2013
Patagonian toothfish caught by Australian fishers has been labeled ‘best choice’ by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program.
18 December 2012
A young Antarctic scientist will share her research on ‘giant’ crustaceans and other Antarctic sea floor creatures with Nobel laureates in Japan.
21 November 2012
A new PhD program in Quantitative Antarctic Science has begun.
10 July 2012
Clock genes’ that regulate the daily and seasonal internal rhythms of krill are the target of new research by Antarctic scientists seeking a better understanding of what makes these important crustaceans tick.
8 June 2012
Research in the Southern Ocean aims to answer the many questions arising in this rapidly changing environment.
5 June 2012
Australia’s Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) toothfish fishery is contributing to the ‘green economy’ on World Environment Day, after its independent certification as a sustainable and well managed fishery.
22 May 2012
The Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) Marine Reserve is set to expand, after the discovery of some of the most biodiverse examples of marine communities in the Southern Ocean.
27 February 2012
Whale observers hit the jackpot recently when they encountered a pod of the rarely seen Shepherd’s beaked whale.
14 December 2011
The soaring mountain peaks and deep valleys hidden beneath Antarctica’s ice sheet have been revealed in a new map produced using decades of survey data acquired by planes, satellites, ships and dog-drawn sleds.