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The profile of a south polar skua, one of the most infamous seasonal residents around Antarctica. The Infamy of the Skua
Features / Life on the Ice
Monday November 16, 2020

Like clockwork in late November, the residents of McMurdo Station look to the sky and spot something that many haven't seen in months - birds. The arrival of these feathered creatures is greeted by many with curiosity and anticipation, but also with some suspicion.
Search and Rescue supervisor John Loomis helps SAR team member Christina Bovinette out of a simulated crevasse during a training simulation. Podcast: The Search and Rescue Team
Features / Operations
Monday November 02, 2020

In Antarctica, scientists conduct cutting edge research on a harsh and barren continent. It's no easy task, but to help make it happen the U.S. Antarctic Program employs small army of support staff to get these researchers the supplies they need, transport them to where they need to go and keep them safe throughout.

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