All things Polar
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Vavilov and Akademik Ioffe. I can say without hesitation these two vessels offer the best platform for photography in the polar fleet.
Check out the Australian Antarctic Division's website and if you make it to Hobart take the leisurely drive south to Kingston to check out the
Antarctic display at AAD headquarters. The AAD site is filled with fantastic information for scientists, kids and Antarcticians generally.
Track a polar bear
Check out the state of sea ice at various locations in Antarctica at the BOM
Check out the extent of sea ice in Svalbard at the Norwegian Meteorological Institute.
Check out the extent of sea ice in Canada at the Canadian Ice Service
See the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatross & Petrels for more information about many southern ocean seabirds.
See the IAATO (International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators) website for information on visiting Antarctica
See the BAS (British Antarctic Survey) website for lots of interesting Antarctic information
Get updates on the Macquarie Island pest eradication program undertaken by Parks Tasmania
Visit South-pole.com for a useful summary of the exploits and lives of key figures in Antarctic history
International Polar Year 2007-2008 website
The Arctic Institute centre for circumpolar security studies
Albatross Conservation - Robert Cushman Murphy once famously said: "I have joined a higher band of mortals for I have now seen the
albatross." Anyone who has seen the giant Wandering Albatross sweep effortlessly in 40 knot winds across the vast expanses of the
Southern Ocean or heard the call of the gorgeous Light-Mantled Sooty Albatross from a cliff-top in South Georgia will know exactly what Mr
South Georgia Habitat Restoration (rat eradication project) - sponsor a hectare and help restore habitat for the remarkable bird life of South