Overview of our current and upcoming activities

February/March 2022

    • International project on the foraging ecology of King Penguins in the Magellan Strait, Chile (Project 39/22).

 

January 2022

  • Field work on Hummock Island, Falkland Islands: Various projects on flora and fauna, incl. filming of a documentary.

 

November 2021

  • Field work on Hummock Island, Falkland Islands: Servicing of technical installations, penguin counts, various projects on flora and fauna.

 

Oktober 2021

  • Publication of newsletter 20/2021.

 

Juli 2021

  • Publication of the new calendar 2022.

 

17 April 2021

    • Premiere of the TV documentation “ANTARKTIKA – Die geforene Zeit” on ARTE at 20:15.

Dr. Klemens Pütz was scientific advisor in this documentary, which takes you on a journey from New Zealand via the Auckland, Campbell and Maquarie Islands to the Ross Sea in Antactica .

 
März/April 2021

  • Contunuation of the restoration project on Hummock Island, Falkland Islands, by further tussac plantations. Overall, 45,000 tillers were planted.

 

February 2021

  • International diving project on Hummock Island to study the impact of eroded peat on the coastal benthic communities. Further surveys of flora and fauna.

 

Dezember 2020

  • Monitoring of the coastal bird populations on the Sea Lion Islands (Rum, Brandy, Whisky and Sea Lion Easterly) by Sally Poncet & Ken Passfield.

 

November 2020

  • Field work on Hummock Island, Falkland Islands, by Sally Poncet & Ken Passfield: Servicing of technical installations, penguin counts, recovery of the GLS-loggers deployed in 2019 on Rockhopper Penguins and various projects on flora and fauna.

 

October 2020

 

June 2020

 

September 2018