The organisations below are partners behind this site

British Antarctic Survey (BAS)

British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is an institute of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

The FCO promotes the United Kingdom’s interests overseas, supporting our citizens and businesses around the globe. FCO is a ministerial department, supported by 11 agencies and public bodies.

Royal Geographical Society with the Institute on British Geographers

Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is dedicated to the development and promotion of geographical knowledge, together with its application to the challenges facing society and the environment.

Arctic Office

The National Environmental Research Council funds the office which is hosted at BAS in Cambridge. We work to promote and strengthen the UK’s involvement in Arctic research at the national and global level. Working alongside the Operations Team in the British Antarctic Survey we help deliver a safe, efficient and innovative UK Arctic Research Station in Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard.

Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)

SAMS has been delivering independent Marine Science since 1884. Based in Oban around 150Staff are working for sustainably managed seas and oceans through world class marine research, education and engagement with society

In addition to these partner organisations the following have also assisted with the provision of resources and information within the site

  • Judith Mansell – writer and editor
  • Eleanor Coulber – writer
  • Raymond Malony – writer
  • Arctic Voices – Glenn Morris

Arctic Voice is an educational project founded by Glenn Morris, FRGS, a former teacher and highly experienced Arctic traveller. The aim of the project is to educate children in the UK about the Arctic, its people, and the changes they are facing. The work of the project has been described as “inspirational” by Sir Jonathon Porritt CBE.

Sounds Natural – barnacle geese calls

Sounds Natural produce and distribute CDs, DVDs and videos – and audio cassettes and 35mm transparencies – on wildlife, the countryside, heritage and the environment, with a new library of audio bird and countryside books. We also have a number of drama and poetry productions on CD, including a unique dramatisation of “Wind in the Willows”, supply wildlife and other sounds to individual clients and have produced numerous audio tours for on-site heritage interpretation.

Canadian Coast Guard and David Snider


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