Now more than ever, we are all responsible for the Antarctic

Source: Adobe EN & FR Oped by Isabelle autissier, Honorary president, WWF France & Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, French Ambassador for the Poles and Maritime Issues France is about to host and lead the 43rd Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) from June 14 to 24. The treaty’s 54 parties will gather to consider questions of common concern regarding the Antarctic and …

Why do we need to protect Antarctica?

Source: Russian Geographical Society A lecture given by Philippe Cousteauon the 23rd April for the Russian Geographical Society “Why do we need to protect Antarctica?” can be found here in Russian. Please follow the link to watch it in full.

Enfin une aire marine protégée pour l’est de l’Antarctique ?

Source: Techniques de l’Ingénieur Author: Matthieu Combe La députée Frédérique Tuffnell (Modem) veut faire avancer le sujet de la protection de l’Océan Austral. Elle organisait le 12 mars une conférence en ligne réunissant députés, scientifiques et diplomates pour aboutir à la création d’une aire marine protégée dans l’Est de l’Océan Antarctique en 2021.

Crucial meeting could expand protection of Antarctic waters

Source: China Dialogue Ocean Author: Fermín Koop Hopes are high this month’s CCAMLR meeting will extend Southern Ocean protection, despite pandemic disruption. Environmental meetings this year have largely been postponed amid the pandemic, but a crucial one remains on the table. Twenty-five countries and the EU will meet online later this month to vote on extending protection of the Southern Ocean.