Vostok

23 Apr 19
Archy Worldys

Chief Financial Officer of the renowned investment fund Baring Vostok, Philippe Delpal is like his American boss sued for fraud. Meeting with his wife. By Nicolas Ruisseau Posted on 24 April 2019 at 00h01 Time to Reading 3 min. Subscribers article The chief financial officer of Russia's oldest investment fund, Philippe Delpal, was jailed on […]

23 Apr 19
Questioning the Narrative

Climate change has been a growing problem ever since the industrial revolution with the birth of factories and their use of fossil fuels. These infrastructures release an egregious amount of greenhouse gases through the burning of the fuels, which essentially increases the temperature at the earth’s surface. To this day there is still debate whether […]

23 Apr 19
Russia News Now

Whether the Arctic will become a platform for cooperation or warfare has been a question often posed throughout the past 150 years. As early as 1875, a vision for Eurasian-American cooperation was becoming realized as leading Americans and Russians alike foresaw the construction of telegraph and even rail lines across the 100 km Bering Strait […]

23 Apr 19
Ice Coffee Podcast

Victor and I spent time in the Zodiacs around the Antarctic Peninsula in late 2018. This unassuming man quickly demonstrated a tremendous experience in and love of Antarctica and cherished the opportunities our work offered him. I sat down with Victor to record a brief history of his Antarctic career after one of the presentations […]

22 Apr 19
Science Niche

Rockets have made it possible for humans to travel into space. The technology has taken us to the Moon and sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system. They’ve helped us to better understand the universe and our place in it. The concept dates back nearly 2000 years and was originally conceived as […]

19 Apr 19
Earth Report

Global Temperature Extremes The week’s hottest temperature was 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45.0 degrees Celsius) in Matam, Senegal. The week’s coldest temperature was minus 74.0 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 58.9 degrees Celsius) at Russia’s Vostok base, Antarctica. Temperatures were tabulated from the more than 10,000 worldwide synoptic weather stations. The United Nations World Meteorological Organization sets the […]