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Going Ashore

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS-- By far one of the biggest treats for those of us on the boat is getting ashore and visiting the sub-Antarctic field camps. First of all, stretching our legs on land is… {Read More »}



Zooplankton Soup

SOUTHERN OCEAN-- Krill get all the fame and glory as far as Southern Ocean zooplankton are concerned, and they certainly deserve it. But they only make up about half of the zooplankton biomass. So what… {Read More »}



The Most Remote Fishery on Earth

SOUTHERN OCEAN-- Antarctic fish are a strange and fascinating breed, drawing scientists from all over the world to study their unique polar adaptations. Many Antarctic fish have proteins in their blood that possess antifreeze properties,… {Read More »}