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The Chilean Congress of Antarctic Research returns to Punta Arenas

From October 24 to 26, 2023, more than a hundred scientific teams will meet at the Teaching and Research Assistance Center of the University of Magallanes (CADI-UMAG). Human footprints in Antarctica, biotechnology, climate change and international Antarctic law are part of the event's themes. Punta Arenas, June 2, 2023.- With the motto "Interdiscipline, Science and Future…

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“The key role of marine algae”: prominent New Zealand researcher gives a talk to UACh students

In collaboration with PhD. Claudio González-Wevar, principal investigator of the Millennium Biodiversity Institute of Antarctic and Subantarctic Ecosystems (BASE), PhD. Hamish Spencer came to Valdivia to address the students of the Faculty of Sciences of the Austral University of Chile (UACh). PhD. Hamish Spencer and PhD. Claudio González-Wevar, at the UACh Faculty of Sciences. Photo: BASE…

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Podcast from Patagonia: “Bitácora antártica” invites to reflect on Climate Change and transdiscipline

The project promoted from the Magallanes region by the Patagonian Institute of Cultural Studies (INPAEC), in collaboration with researchers from the BASE Millennium Institute, is now available on Spotify, Ivoox and the INPAEC YouTube channel. "Bitácora Antártica" (Antarctic Logbook) is the name of the new scientific outreach podcast that seeks to reflect on Antarctica from the…

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BASE Millennium Institute joins the Cape Horn International Center (CHIC) at its inauguration in Puerto Williams

Together with sub-Antarctic research teams, the alternate director of the Millennium Biodiversity Institute of Antarctic and Subantarctic Ecosystems (BASE), PhD. Julieta Orlando, participated in coordination, interdisciplinary and scientific collaboration sessions. In a meeting around international collaboration, scientific development and knowledge transfer, the Cape Horn Subantarctic Center inaugurated this Monday, May 15, its research center in Puerto…

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Researchers from BASE Millennium Institute join the GBIF Chile Node Governance Board

With the aim of developing initiatives for the study and conservation of biodiversity at the national level, based on scientific evidence and the use of data, the scientists from the BASE Millennium Institute PhD. Claudia Maturana and Melisa Gañán will add their knowledge of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic biodiversity. May 03, 2023.- Promote and encourage free access…

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Milestone for Chile: polar scientists will study Emperor penguin after unprecedented expedition to Antarctica

Researchers from the Millennium Institute of Biodiversity of Antarctic and Subantarctic Ecosystems (BASE), Dr. Juliana Vianna and Dr. Fabiola León, became the first Latin American group of scientists to obtain Emperor penguin samples after returning from an international Antarctic campaign that reached the remote Larsen B ice shelf. Santiago, April 25, 2023 - An international expedition…

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Researchers from the Millennium Institute BASE teach a course on Antarctic ecosystems at the UdeC

Aimed at undergraduate, master's and doctoral students, this year the course has researchers from the Millennium Institute for Biodiversity of Antarctic and Subantarctic Ecosystems (BASE), and seeks to address different subjects related to Antarctic sciences. April 20, 2023.- Since 2016, the Faculty of Natural and Oceanographic Sciences of the University of Concepción (UdeC) has the elective…

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Marine Observatory is installed in Antarctica to monitor biodiversity

With the aim of long-term monitoring of the biodiversity of the Southern Ocean, within the framework of the LIX Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ECA 59) of the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH), the Marine Observatory project of the BASE Millennium Institute was completed. April 14, 2023.- With the installation of a Marine Observatory, the Millennium Biodiversity Institute of…

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The work of the Millennium Institute BASE in the Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ECA 59) of INACH is completed successfully

The installation of biodiversity observatories and the collection of samples for genomic studies were some of the activities carried out this 2022-2023 Antarctic season by researchers from the BASE Millennium Institute on the white continent. April 11, 2023.- At least 30 researchers from the Millennium Institute BASE were part of the LIX Antarctic Scientific…

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