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Collaboration between the University of Chile and BASE Millennium Institute is awarded the Public Science Fund from the Chilean Government 2022

The program, which is part of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge, and Innovation's Science and Society Division, will fund the "Antarctic Metaverse: A virtual exploration trip to learn about southern biodiversity" project in the category of "Knowledge Dissemination Products." The Faculty of Communication and Image of the University of Chile (FCEI) and the Biodiversity…

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BASE Millennium Institute researchers were part of the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel in Sweden

The depletion of the ozone layer and its effects on human health and ecosystems was the focus of the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP) carried out within the framework of the 35th anniversary of the Protocol of Montréal. This year, the EEAP was promoted by the Ozone Secretariat of the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP), and…

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Collaboration, interdisciplinary and teamwork were part of the conclusions of the first annual meeting of BASE Millennium Institute in Punta Arenas

The meeting held from September 21st to 23rd in the region of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic, brought together principal and associate researchers from Millennium Biodiversity Institute of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Ecosystems (BASE) to review the progress and plan new projects. Among the topics addressed at the first annual  BASE Millennium Institute meeting, were the  definition of…

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From Santiago and Concepción, researchers from BASE Millennium Institute began mentoring program with Tremendas Foundation

Under the motto “girls' education is a climate solution”, researchers Valentina Bernal and Catalina Jara began their participation in Tremendas Foundation's Climatic Academy. A project aimed at 12 to 25 year-old girls and adolescents from different countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. A mentorship that seeks to guide young people on Climate Action projects linked…

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New species of land bird that inhabits the Diego Ramírez- Drake Passage Marine Park Islands identified

The description of the new species identified as Subantarctic Rayadito (Aphrastura subantarctica), was published in the international scientific journal of Nature "Scientific Reports", an article that presents the result of the research carried out over six years by researchers from the Cape Horn International Center for Studies of Global Change and Biocultural Conservation (CHIC), a…

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From India, the Antarctic conference reflects on the impact of climate change on biodiversity

The 10th Open Science Conference of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) will be held until August 10th, and a research team from BASE Millennium Institute will present the results of their research on biodiversity and international polar law. As an opportunity to exhibit work, research progress, network building and involvement in scientific activities of…

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From France, a team from the BASE Millennium Institute highlights researches on Antarctic fish Harpagifer

Within the framework of the 14th version of the International Congress on Fish Biology, ICBF (International Congress on the Biology of Fish), Dr. Luis Vargas-Chacoff, Dr. Elie Poulin and doctoral researcher Daniela Nualart, traveled to the city of Montpellier to publish studies on the physiology and evolution of Antarctic fish. The researchers from BASE Millennium Institute…

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Norwegian expert will reflect on climate change and the Antarctic Treaty System

El Doctor en historia Peder Roberts, analizará cómo el cambio climático afecta al sistema internacional que brinda gobernanza al continente austral: el Sistema del Tratado Antártico. El investigador principal del Instituto Milenio BASE, y académico de la Facultad de Derecho de la U. de Chile, Prof. Luis Valentín Ferrada moderará el encuentro, que se desarrollará…

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Chilean Navy highlights scientific work of the deputy director of BASE Millennium Institute

Within the framework of the Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ECA 58) of the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH), the naval institution highlighted the scientific career of Dr. Julieta Orlando, who stayed more than 30 days at the Captain Arturo Prat Naval Base , belonging to the Chilean Navy. Julieta Orlando, Doctor of Sciences in Microbiology and deputy…

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Signature of collaboration agreement between BASE Millennium Institute and IEB

The agreement places scientific collaboration at the center of the institutional work, and it includes support for undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and researchers, as well as the development of infrastructure and equipment for activities, programs and projects. With the aim of promoting research, education and conservation of biodiversity in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions,…

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