• Whale language, a penguin census and Skip Novak supported by Ocean Safety

    Whale language, a penguin census and Skip Novak supported by Ocean Safety0

    Skip Novak has just wrapped up his latest Pelagic expedition in which he led a team of 10 scientists in tasks such as taking a penguin census with drones, taking ice core and water samples to monitor climate change, taking gas samples of the plumes of the volcanic craters, in addition to towing a hydrophone throughout the

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  • National Geographic Endurance completes sea trials

    National Geographic Endurance completes sea trials0

    National Geographic Endurance, a new expedition ship purpose built for Lindblad Expeditions for polar navigation, has successfully completed sea trials in Storfjorden, Norway. The comprehensive sea trials put the vessel through a series of exercises that tested propulsion, navigation systems and emergency manoeuvres, including a live test of the safe return to port system. The National

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  • Estonian President manages state affairs from Antarctica using Iridium Certus

    Estonian President manages state affairs from Antarctica using Iridium Certus0

    Estonian President, Kersti Kaljulaid, signed digital legally binding documents from Antarctica using Iridium Certus®, the weather resilient specialty satellite broadband service. The five day expedition to Antarctica in January was to commemorate the 200-year anniversary of its discovery by Estonian born Admiral Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen. President Kaljulaid’s visit to the continent also focused on increasing awareness

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  • Ocean temperature rise affects shipping industry

    Ocean temperature rise affects shipping industry0

    Ocean temperatures are rising. According to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the oceans absorb the majority of the heat created by greenhouse gas emissions, causing their temperature to rise. During the summer, the hottest on record in the Northern Hemisphere, unusually high temperatures were seen on coasts and seas around the world. According to Hellenic Shipping News, the

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  • Could Olympic sailing return to Weymouth in 2020?

    Could Olympic sailing return to Weymouth in 2020?0

    It is seriously being considered at highest levels within the IOC to move the 2020 Games from Tokyo to London given the continuing concerns over the coronavirus, or COVID-19 as the World Health Organization has now designated it, according to Sailing Illustrated. A prominent Japanese virologist has said that the Olympics could not be held in Tokyo in

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  • Ben Ainslie discusses the ACWS in Portsmouth

    Ben Ainslie discusses the ACWS in Portsmouth0

    Watch Ben Ainslie discuss why he’s looking forward to the Emirates America’s Cup World Series event in Portsmouth and what it’ll be like to compete on home waters in the Solent.

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