The Southern Ocean, also called the Antarctic Ocean (or even the Austral ocean), is like no other and best described in superlatives. Here’s everything you need to know about why it’s so bloody important.
History & Culture
Carolyn Beasley was covering a story on the bicentenary of the discovery of Antarctica for Australian Geographic, but thanks to the Coronavirus outbreak, her trip took a different turn.
From all different ages and backgrounds, the one thing Manly’s penguin wardens have in common is a dedication to protecting this colony of little penguins.
Spend Christmas Day surrounded by ice and penguins with Heritage Expeditions!
Science & Environment
In March 2019 the AG Society will partner with Aurora Expeditions for a special voyage to South Georgia and the Antarctic.
Here’s what you need to know about our waddling feathered friends.
As climate change wreaks havoc in the Southern Ocean, king penguins may find refuge on Australia’s sub-Antarctic islands.
Fishing nets pose a serious risk to the survival of penguin species, according to a new global review of the toll taken by “bycatch” from commercial fishing. Fourteen of the world’s 18 penguin species have been recorded as fishing bycatch.
Scientists have estimated there are almost 6 million Adelie penguins in East Antarctica – 3.6 million more than previously thought.