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Antarctica: the only continent coronavirus-free

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Since the first cases were reported in China at the end of last year, the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, infecting millions of people around the globe. However, there is one continent that[…]

A new temperature record in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Antarctica recorded for the first time a temperature above 20°C (68°F). The temperature of 20.75°C (69.35°F) was measured by Brazilian scientists on Seymour Island on February 9, 2020. Carlos Schaefer, a Brazilian scientist, described the[…]

Age range on trips to Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Antarctic tourists are people close to senior citizens. More than 40% are between 60 and 69 years old and 36% are from the United States compared to 26% of Europeans. The profile of the Antarctic[…]

10 interesting facts about penguins

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Depending on the scientist asked, you will find that there are between 17 and 20 species of penguins alive, most of them living in the southern part of the globe. The most northern penguins live[…]