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Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina L.) in the Antarctic Treaty Area

26 Sep 2020 There are an estimated 749,000 southern elephant seals in the Southern Ocean, about 2% of which live permanently in the Antarctic Treaty Area. ...
Marine

Climate change as an emerging threat to Emperor Penguins

3 Apr 2014 Climate change may negatively impact emperor penguin populations, by changing the extent, formation and persistence of sea-ice.  ...
Human Activities

Micropollutants in Antarctic waters

2 Apr 2018 What is the current state of knowledge on the presence and impacts of micropollutants in aquatic environments? ...
Human Activities

Microplastics in the Southern Ocean

16 May 2018 Microplastics are a global concern. What are the estimated concentrations, potential sources and routes of transmission in the Southern Ocean?...
Marine

Changes in penguin distribution over the Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc

13 May 2016 Evidence highlights major shifts in the abundance and distribution of penguins breeding on the Antarctic Peninsula and across the Scotia Arc. ...
Terrestrial

Antarctic Wildlife Diseases

14 Dec 2015 There is limited information on pathogens and diseases in Antarctic wildlife and climate change may increase the risk of introductions and transmission. ...
Human Activities

Persistent Organic Pollutants in Antarctica

19 Aug 2019 This Information Summary looks at available data on and the implications of POPs in Antarctica and highlights key future research questions. ...
Marine

Ross Seal

18 Apr 2016 The Ross seal is one of four marine carnivores that breed in sea-ice habitats around Antarctica. We review what is known about their distribution and abundance....
Marine

Sampling the Southern Ocean: technology for observing the marine system

21 Jun 2018
Marine

Sources, dispersal and impacts of wastewater in Antarctica

28 Sep 2016 Advanced treatment methodologies represent the best possible solution to mitigate the environmental risks associated with discharges in Antarctica. ...
Marine

Vulnerability of Southern Ocean biota to climate change

27 Apr 2017 Southern Ocean life is adapted to unique Antarctic conditions. What do we know about how Antarctic marine life will respond to changing oceanic conditions? ...
Marine

Antarctic Marine Biodiversity

10 Feb 2018 The SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean serves as a vital benchmark of current biodiversity knowledge. ...