Aurora Expeditions Blog
Environment

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How cold is Antarctica?

Antarctica is the coldest place on earth. Colder than the Arctic and the Andes, even colder than the summit of …

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About Sylvia Earle

Our new ship honours Sylvia Earle’s commitment to the planet Dr. Sylvia Earle is a legendary marine biologist, oceanographer, explorer, …

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Our new ship – the Sylvia Earle

Our new ship, the Sylvia Earle Our new ship honours Sylvia Earle, an accomplished marine biologist, oceanographer, conservationist and explorer; …

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Webinar: Explore The Natural Beauty Of Greenland

Watch our webinar on Greenland below where local Greenland specialist, Bettina Ovgaard talks about Greenlandic traditions, culture, everyday life, and …

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Aurora Expeditions Celebrate World Oceans Day!

Have you ever stopped to think about how amazing our oceans are? From generating the majority of the oxygen we …

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Birding In Alaska: A Bird Watcher’s Guide

With the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) reporting there are 500 different species of bird in the northern …

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Who Was Charles Darwin?

Naturalist. Geologist. Biologist. Author. Father. As far as influential people from the 19th century go, Charles Darwin certainly ranks with the likes …

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Aurora Expeditions Acknowledge The World’s Endangered Species List

On Friday 20 May 2016, the world takes time to acknowledge the planet’s endangered species of wild animals, and many …

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Clean Up Svalbard, By Dr. Roger Kirkwood

Aurora Expeditions’ passengers and staff have excelled in the Clean Up Svalbard campaign this year with consistent collections of plastic …

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How Were The Galápagos Islands Formed? A History Timeline

The naturally diverse and dazzling islands of the Galápagos Islands are a place of wonder where visitors can witness untouched …

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Chimborazo – The Volcano You’ve Never Heard Of

In geography classes around the world, students are taught about Mount Everest in Nepal being the tallest peak on Earth. …

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What National Parks Could I See On An Aurora Expeditions Voyage?

It is certainly impressive to see the growth of new infrastructure in our cities. From apartment buildings and underground rail …

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5 Amazing Animals That Should Be At The Olympics

Here at Aurora Expeditions, we have a huge amount of respect for animals and the role they play in the …

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Sound vs Fjord – What’s The Difference?

Fjord. Sound. The words alone conjure images of majestic, untamed landscapes: dazzling mountain reflections gleaming in deep, placid waters far …

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Can Flora Possibly Survive On The Antarctic Peninsula?

If you turned to an artist and asked them to paint a scene from an Antarctic voyage, you’ll likely be given …

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What Is The Life Cycle Of An Iceberg?

On an Aurora Expeditions cruise around the Antarctic Peninsula, you will see a variety of landscapes. During the warmer months, …

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Antarctic Weather Patterns: What will the weather be like on my cruise?

Each year, we take parties of excited people to see the Antarctic Peninsula’s famous tourist attractions. Aboard our purpose-built expedition ships, …

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Aurora Team Get Their Hands Dirty In The Name Of Conservation

The Aurora Expeditions office team joined Conservation Volunteers Australia at Cronulla last month for a day of ‘Hard Yakka’. Swapping …

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Life In Antarctica: Spotting Penguin Behaviour Through Different Seasons

Entirely flightless and seen mostly in the lower reaches of the Southern Hemisphere, penguins are some of the most easily …

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Top Natural Attractions & Marvels Of Ecuador

Tucked away on the west coast of South America, the nation of Ecuador has a surprising wealth of natural beauty …

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Antarctic Seasons By Month: A Guide To The Wilderness

In Australia, our seasons are pretty well defined. During the summer, the soaring temperatures make for great beach weather, while …

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Learn More About Halley VI Research Station In Antarctica

On the surface, Antarctica might seem like a frozen, desolate place supporting only a handful of animals among the icy …

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Hot And Cold: How Many Active Volcanoes Are There In Antarctica?

Look beyond the ice. Take a deep dive into the geology and geography of Antarctica, and you’ll discover the continent …

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Discovering Svalbard’s Global Seed Vault

On Aurora Expeditions’ Arctic Complete tour, you’ll sail off on the Polar Pioneer for the awe-inspiring vistas of Spitsbergen, Greenland and …

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