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Millennium Nucleus NUTME and Millennium Institute BASE invite to a virtual talk about an unprecedented expedition through the Weddell Sea

The directors of both centers of the National Agency for Research and Development (ANID) will meet on March 16 to share their experiences diving in Antarctic waters, and as part of a collaborative international expedition. Monday, March 13, 2023.- "Let's dive into Antarctica?: experiences and learning from an international scientific expedition to the Weddell Sea", is…

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The populations of three generations of chinstrap penguins in the Antarctic Peninsula have been reduced by 30%

Punta Arenas, March 1, 2023.- Nearly 60% of the world population of chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarcticus) reproduce in the Antarctic Peninsula and its northernmost maritime islands (South Shetland Islands and Orkney Islands), an emblematic species of the White Continent that has experienced a dramatic decline of about 30% of its population in just three generations. This…

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Campaign with Fundación Tremendas and UNESCO seeks to make women in science visible

Within the framework of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, declared every February 11 by the United Nations, both organizations joined the Millennium Institute BASE to reflect on biodiversity research, gender equality and the role of girls and adolescents in public advocacy.   Santiago, February 10, 2023.- Through the campaign #TremendasCientíficas #11F Fundación…

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Master’s researcher Millenium Institute BASE is awarded an IAATO scholarship to study Antarctic penguins

The student from the Catholic University of Chile, Eduardo Pizarro, was selected by the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO) to carry out his research at the National Museum of Natural Sciences (MNCN) in Madrid. February 2, 2023, Santiago. – The IAATO Antarctic Fellowship 2022, from the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, was awarded…

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Wildlife Diseases Association (WDA) grants a scholarship to a researcher affiliated with the Millennium Institute BASE

Through the Latin American Student Membership Grant for the Wildlife Disease Association, the Wildlife Disease Association, WDA (Wildlife Disease Association) recognized the Master's student in Natural Resources and attached researcher at the Millennium Institute Biodiversity of Antarctic Ecosystems and Subantarctic (BASE) Claudia Ulloa, among more than 75 applicants. A membership scholarship aimed at promoting and promoting…

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[VIDEO] Science and decision-making: PhD. César Cárdenas highlighted the importance of Antarctic research in public policy

Strengthening knowledge about Climate Change, antarctic biodiversity, together with promoting its visibility through public advocacy, were part of the reflections addressed by the researcher from the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH) and the Millennium Institute Biodiversity of Antarctic Ecosystems and Subantarctic (BASE), PhD. César Cárdenas, in Congreso Futuro 2023 in Punta Arenas. Punta Arenas, January 17, 2023-.…

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Regional collaboration exchanged scientific diving knowledge in Antarctic waters

The director of the Millennium Institute for Biodiversity of Antarctic and Subantarctic Ecosystems (BASE), Dr. Elie Poulin, with the director of the Millennium Nucleus for the Ecology and Conservation of Temperate Mesophotic Reef Ecosystems (NUTME), Dr. Alejandro Pérez-Matus dived in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, on a 15-day international expedition that took them to the inhospitable…

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Antarctic breakthrough: International expedition reached the Larsen platform to study Climate Change

Through an international collaboration between SEDNA Expeditions and the Millennium Institute for Biodiversity of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Ecosystems (BASE), a group of scientists navigated the frozen waters of the Weddell Sea to carry out studies on microorganisms, lichens, mosses, flowering plants, algae, marine invertebrates, fishes, Adelie and emperor penguins. Antarctica, January 10th, 2023.- An international collaboration…

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Metagenomics and SMDs: BASE Millennium Institute makes a public call to postdoctoral

The vacancies are available for chileans and foreigners with an academic degree of Doctor in accredited national programs or their foreign equivalents, in disciplines related to the required profiles. Applications will be open until February 28, 2023. The Institute Biodiversity of Antarctic and Subantarctic Ecosystems (IBASE) seeks to provide postdoctoral positions in Metagenomics (1) and…

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The CCAMLR awards PhD researcher from INACH and BASE Millennium Institute a scholarship

Mauricio Mardones, the doctoral researcher at the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH) and the Millennium BASE Institute, who was awarded a scholarship from the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), aims to develop a stock assessment model for the krill fishery. The doctoral researcher of the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH), Millennium BASE Institute,…

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