News Antarctica

Researchers used drone technology, satellite imagery and good, old-fashioned counting © Christian Aslund

How a new network of Marine Protected Areas would...

Mon, 18/01/2021
Since explorers first set eyes on Antarctica over 200 years ago, human activity has been impacting its wildlife. A new study led by BirdLife pinpoints some of the most important sites for penguins in Antarctic waters, adding weight behind the proposal to instate a network of Marine Protected Areas.

World’s largest protected marine area to shelter...

Fri, 28/10/2016
BirdLife International welcomes the news that the pristine waters of Ross Sea, Antartica, will become the world’s largest protected marine area.