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Till Death Do Us Part? Animal Mating in Antarctica

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Antarctica is the most remote of the world’s seven continents, but that doesn’t mean its native inhabitants go without companionship. While wildlife are unlike humans and forgo a marriage or commitment ceremony, you may be surprised to learn on your Antarctic expedition that some animals do in fact stay together for the long haul!

 Photo Credit: Samantha Crimmin

Big birds, big commitment

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Spotlight on Beluga Whale Communication

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There’s something magical about beluga whales, and there’s so much to learn about these magnificent animals. 

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge on Somerset Island in Nunavut is a world-class beluga observation site and is committed to furthering an understanding of the whales and their habitats.

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What to expect when you travel to Antarctica: An expedition diary

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25th January 2015

Ocean Diamond - Expedition Blog

Our first day in Antarctica, after a pleasant crossing of the Drake thanks to impeccable timing on the part of Captain Oleg having controlled our speed to avoid any trouble, was Barrientos.

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Living the dream: An Antarctic Explorer voyage with Quark Expeditions

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This blog post first appeared on http://www.discover-the-world.co.uk/. Penguin enthusiast (and Discover The World's Assistant Polar Product Manager) Gary travelled to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions in December 2014 to fulfil a lifelong ambition.

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What Makes Up the Arctic?

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If you’re researching your upcoming Arctic expedition, you might be asking yourself “what countries make up the Arctic?”

Unlike Antarctica, what’s known as “the Arctic” cannot be confined to a single land mass at one end of the globe.
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Take a Polar Plunge with Quark Expeditions and Stop Kids Cancer Cold

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It takes a special type of person to do a polar plunge – and we want you to jump in with us! Quark Expeditions is participating in the Great Canadian Chill, a popular polar bear dip event to raise awareness and money to battle children’s cancer.

These plunges take place in various venues across Canada, but Quark will be participating in Toronto, Canada, and during our Antarctic expeditions.

Sponsor Team Quark

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Making Polar History - A Landing at Remote Saunders Island

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It was an exciting day indeed when 88 Quark Expeditions passengers became part of polar history.

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Talking polar travel (and more) with Hans Lagerweij

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In this special guest blog post, former Quark Expeditions President and CEO, Hans Lagerweij, shares some insights with us on his new role, and on what to expect on his upcoming Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise the Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falklands fly-cruise. 

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Penguins and ice – the South Sandwich Islands do not disappoint

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Dr. Tom Hart runs the Penguin Lifelines project at Oxford University and the Zoological Society of London, through which he monitors Antarctic wildlife using camera trapping, volunteer photos and population genetics. Tom’s PhD at Imperial College and the British Antarctic Survey investigated penguin foraging behavior around South Georgia.

Tom is just coming off of the Sea Spirit where he was our special guest lecturer, and conducting research for Penguin Lifelines. 

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Letters From Antarctica-Diary from a Polar Expedition-part 4

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The conclusion to our "Letters from Antarctica" series. Quark expedition team member Simon Bottomley shares his daily diary reflections from the Ocean Diamond. Read to discover what day-to-day adventures you can expect from your Antarctic vacation.  
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

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