Tagged: Antarctica

Antarctic Fellowship Recipients Announced on Antarctic Treaty Anniversary. The recipients of this year’s Antarctic Fellowships have been announced on the anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty (December 1)

Int. Ass. Antarctica Tour Operators - IAATO (logo)The annual Antarctic Fellowships, awarded by The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), are an investment in the professional development of talented early career researchers and aim to further the understanding of human presence in Antarctica. (more…)

Silver Endeavour’s new 2024/2025 voyages will take travellers to more than 125 remote destinations across Antarctica, the Arctic, the British Isles, and Iceland

Embrace New Limits Aboard Silver Endeavour

Silversea’s newest expedition ship, Silver Endeavour℠, is set to broaden ultra-luxury travel’s most diverse polar offering by accessing more than 125 of the world’s most remote, extreme destinations through summer 2024 and winter 2024/2025. (more…)

Silversea Names Felicity Aston, The First Woman To Cross Antarctica Solo, As Godmother Of “Silver Endeavour”. Expedition ship will set sail for Antarctica on her maiden voyage on November 21, 2022

Silver Endeavour  (Courtesy Silversea Cruises)Silversea Cruises has named Felicity Aston MBE as the Godmother of its new ship Silver Endeavour. A celebrated polar explorer, author, television presenter, and climate scientist, Aston became the first woman to ski solo across Antarctica in 2012, as well as the first person to traverse the continent by muscle power alone. (more…)

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Antarctic Tour Operators’ Fuel Consumption to be Analysed as They Embark on Climate Strategy

Int. Ass. Antarctica Tour Operators - IAATO (logo)Members of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) will for the first time submit seasonal fuel consumption data to the Association’s secretariat as part of a unanimous pledge to create a climate change strategy for Antarctic tourism. (more…)

Climate Warriors: Last Chance Opportunity For Travelers to Apply to Attend. In a world-first, Aurora Expeditions and ‘Hero of the Planet’ Dr. Sylvia Earle will host an Antarctic Climate Expedition in 2023

Antarctic Climate Expedition 2023 – Dr Sylvia Earle

Aurora Expeditions, Australia’s award-winning travel adventure company, is offering one final opportunity to join the world-first Antarctic Climate Expedition sailing Feb. 13 – 24, 2023, led by renowned oceanographer, marine biologist, explorer and conservationist Dr. Sylvia Earle aboard the new Sylvia Earle vessel. (more…)

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