Record high temperatures in the Arctic!

As you might have noticed in the news, temperatures in the Arctic are exploding at the moment. Extreme warm temperatures are being measured and while November normally is the peak month for sea ice growth, currently the sea ice extent is declining. Scientists from all over the world are worried about the recent developments and … Continue reading Record high temperatures in the Arctic!

World’s largest protected marine reserve in Antarctica

On the 27th of October of this year the news that the Ross Sea will become the world's largest protected marine reserve, reached us. Of course, we as polar enthusiasts were very happy with this decision, which was made by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources. As a result, one of our … Continue reading World’s largest protected marine reserve in Antarctica

APECS BE/NL “Antarctica Day” Photo Competition

Celebrate Antarctica Day (1stDecember) with APECS Belgium and APECS Netherlands, by participating in our Antarctic Photo Competition! HOW TO PARTICIPATE? You’ve been to Antarctica – including the Southern Ocean – as part of a scientific mission? Great! see below how to submit your best photos. You’ve never been to Antarctica? Don’t worry, you can still go to … Continue reading APECS BE/NL “Antarctica Day” Photo Competition