Penguins – a life amongst space dust

Martin Suttle and Fiona Jones In our collective mind’s eye, we imagine Antarctica as a bitterly cold, endless expanse of ice and snow, where brave adventurers from past ages hauled sledges to the South Pole. In this near-pristine environment, almost free from human activity, a flightless bird makes its home. Four species of penguin endure... Continue Reading →

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Antarctic Dreaming

Fiona Jones There’s a reason I work in Antarctica, rather than the jungle. First and foremost is probably my passion for the polar environment, and the wildlife to be found there, but I’m also pretty hopeless in the heat. We’ve now had a week of blazing sunshine in Oxford, and while I’m not complaining (summer... Continue Reading →

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