Arctic time capsule from 2018 washes up in Ireland as polar ice melts

When in 2018 the crew and passengers of the icebreaker ship ‘50 Years of Victory’ planted a time capsule in the ice floe at the north pole, they didn’t expect the future to catch up with them as quickly as it did. The time capsule filled with letters, poems, photographs, badges, beer mats, a menu, … Continue reading Arctic time capsule from 2018 washes up in Ireland as polar ice melts

Antarctica Day 2020

Flag of the Antarctic Treaty, credit: wikimedia The 1st of December will be #AntarcticaDay, the day that we celebrate the signature of the Antarctic Treaty, which occurred on the 1st of December 1959. This treaty's most important provisions include: Antarctica should remain a scientific preserve, freedom of scientific investigation, including cooperation, are key. But also, … Continue reading Antarctica Day 2020

Hunting High and Low: An unexpected journey to Dome Fuji, Antarctica

Join us next week for APECS Belgium Day 2020 and listen to our third invited speaker, Dr. Brice Van Liefferinge who will talk to us about “Hunting High and Low: An unexpected journey to Dome Fuji, Antarctica”. Oct 23, 2020 04:00 - 06:00 PM Brussels Time Make sure to sign up, if you haven't yet, it's free! 🙂 … Continue reading Hunting High and Low: An unexpected journey to Dome Fuji, Antarctica