Challenging Habitat Blog

Launch Event for Antarctic Quest 21

I’ve been blogging for a while about the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition that will take a team of eight onto the Forbidden Plateau on the central spine of the Antarctic Peninsula to install scientific equipment and down to… Read More

Expedition supports Antarctic Science

The next Austral summer (2021/22) will see a rare man-hauled expedition across the Antarctic Peninsula. The expedition team will be ‘dropped off’ at Portal Point, haul equipment up steep slopes and cross the Forbidden Plateau (my question is:… Read More

Outdoor Daily

Grass, rush or sedge? My colleague Paul, ecologist, let me into the ‘secret’ of how to tell them apart: “Rushes are round, sedges have edges and grasses have holes like a**es.” To make that slightly more technical, we… Read More