They call Shawn Farry the “bird man.” But lately, he’s had a lot fewer birds to study.

Penguins quickly disappearing from Antarctica due to climate change
Can we protect the long distance swimmers of the ocean? The latest science says yes.

The invisible boundaries of ocean refuges protect even wide-roaming creatures | Anthropocene
Did you know that sea sponges are animals, not plants? Or that some Antarctic sponges are thought to live hundreds, perhaps thousands of years? #LoveAntarcticInvertebrates
BREAKING NEWS: Canada's fragile glass sponge reef will soon be protected!

Good work, Canada.

Ancient glass sponge reef protection to be announced for B.C. coast
Need a hug? With 50 arms, this #Antarctic sun star has cuddles to spare!

Very few starfish can catch moving prey, but this #Antarctic species, Labidiaster annulatus can grab passing krill.

It's official. This week Antarctic sea ice hit an all-time low.

Antarctica’s Sea Ice Shrinks to New Record Low
From ancient feather-like sea stars to predators with 40 arms - choose your favourite Antarctic sea star from this rare, underwater footage.

Because #love is unconditional...

Antarctic sea snails give free rides to these anemones without expecting anything in return.

Happy #Valentines week. #LoveAntarcticInvertebrates
Antarctica's invertebrates might not be as cute as penguins, but they've got some very cool survival skills.

Share your love for Antarctica's less popular creatures this Valentines - Antarctic Oceans Alliance
Coral in #Antarctica? Yes! Soft corals are plentiful in cold water. One Antarctic coral can move across the seafloor in search of food! #LoveAntarcticInvertebrates
Small but mighty! Krill are central to the entire Antarctic ecosystem, from starfish to huge whales. Did you know that over winter they graze on algae growing on the underside of sea ice? An upside down lawn! #LoveAntarcticInvertebrates #Valentines
Does your loved one help you see the world from a different perspective? Like an upside down Antarctic anemone?

Edwardsiella andrillae is an anemone with an unusual lifestyle – it lives upside down, and partly burrowed into sea ice. Scientists can’t yet explain how it manages to do this since they don’t seem to have body parts that can cut through ice. Like #love, it defies reason....
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Hooked on your honey like a colossal squid?

The colossal squid is one of the world’s largest invertebrates with eyes the size of dinner plates and swiveling tentacle hooks. It is a ‘sit and float’ predator, ambushing its prey.

We don't recommend you ambush your loved-one this #ValentinesDay, but do #ShowYourLove

This Valentine's week, share your #love for the less popular creatures of Antarctica.

We adore penguins, whales, and seals, but Antarctica’s squid, anemones, and crustaceans surely deserve affection too. In fact, over 90% of all Antarctic species are invertebrates.

We want to make sure all Antarctic creatures, from krill to blue whales, are protected for generations to come. We hope this...
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Sometimes get confused by the differences between the Arctic and Antarctica? You're not alone, but don't worry, we've got you covered. Never muddle the home of penguins & polar bears again with this cheats-guide to the poles.

The Arctic vs. the Antarctic - Camille Seaman

View full lesson: How can you tell the two poles apart? Where are the penguins? What abo...

A health check of the ocean shows she is on the mend, but only if we address threats such as illegal fishing and deep-sea mining.

The Top 10 Developments for the World’s Oceans of the Past Year
Ten years after The March of the Penguins won an Oscar for best documentary in 2006, Luc Jacquet has returned to Antarctica. Get a sneak peak of his mesmerising new footage set for release on Feb 15.

@Luc Jacquet - director

L'Empereur - Bande-annonce

L'Empereur - Sortie le 15 février 2017 Un film de Luc Jacquet Avec la voix de Lambert Wilson Pour plus d'informations, de vidéos ou de bande annonce sur L'Em...

Ten years after The March of the Penguins won an Oscar for best documentary in 2006, Luc Jacquet has returned to Antarctica to document the impact of climate change. Discover exceptional new footage in this sneak peak of 'Antarctica, in the footsteps of the Emperor penguin'.

Luc Jacquet - director

"Antarctica, sur les traces de l'Empereur"
"A key thing I learnt in the Last Ocean campaign is that people power really works." One of the visionaries that kicked off the successful campaign to protect Antarctica's Ross Sea explains how it all happened.

Protecting the Ross Sea

The Ross Sea is one of the most pristine marine ecosystems on Earth. In this video created especially for TEDxScottBase, filmmaker Peter Young summarises the...