Celebrating 60 Years of the Antarctic Treaty

On December 1, 1959, the Antarctic Treaty was signed by twelve nations to set aside all of Antarctica “forever to be used exclusively for peaceful purposes in the interests of all mankind.” Beginning in 2010, Antarctica Day was established to commemorate the treaty as an event to promote global a

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Thwaites-Explorer online interactive tool for web browsers

Thwaites-Explorer is an online interactive tool for exploring Thwaites Glacier and learning about why it is the focus of our research.

Overview Infographic of International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration

Educational infographic - Issued by NERC and NSF, this provides an overview of what ITGC scientists are doing, and why.

From the National Snow and Ice Data Center

Icelights: Antarctica - These articles answer your burning questions about the frozen continent.

From the British Antarctic Survey

Discovering Antarctica - Designed for students of all ages, this resource is packed full of interactive features, downloads, lesson-based activities, worksheets and teacher notes