Postcards podcast – Ade Adepitan: Spain, Nicaragua, Congo

Subscribe to Postcards to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/postcards Ade Adepitan grew up in East London, wearing callipers on his legs as a result of childhood polio – and feeling like adventures were things that happened to other people. But then a chance encounter with a wheelchair basketball team turned all of … Read more Postcards podcast – Ade Adepitan: Spain, Nicaragua, Congo

Prince Harry launches Oman desert trek for wounded veterans

The Duke of Sussex has launched a 248-mile trek through the Oman desert, as wounded veterans follow in the footsteps of Sir Wilfred Thesiger for a challenge “unlike anything they’ve faced before”. The Duke, who will be patron of the Walking With the Wounded expedition, said veterans would need “incredible physical and mental strength” to … Read more Prince Harry launches Oman desert trek for wounded veterans

China’s first domestically built polar icebreaker embarks on sea trials

China’s first domestically built polar icebreaker, Xuelong 2, embarked on sea trials on Friday after 45 days of maintenance, preparing for the country’s 11th Arctic expedition scheduled for July. Xuelong 2 completed maintenance at the Jiangnan Shipyard in east China’s Shanghai Municipality. Another Chinese icebreaker, Xuelong, is also under maintenance in Shanghai and is set … Read more China’s first domestically built polar icebreaker embarks on sea trials

China’s largest fisheries research vessel completes expedition

Lanhai (Blue Ocean) 101, China’s largest fisheries research vessel, sailed back to Qingdao in east China’s Shandong Province on Thursday with 20,000 pieces of field observation data after a 13-day expedition. Lanhai 101 sailed for 2,800 nautical miles and carried out a shared voyage in the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea, conducting marine research … Read more China’s largest fisheries research vessel completes expedition

Antarctic expedition researching penguin decline

The number of chinstrap penguins in some colonies in Western Antarctica has fallen by as much as 77% since they were last surveyed in the 1970s, say scientists studying the impact of climate change on the remote region. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. … Read more Antarctic expedition researching penguin decline

Watch in full: SpaceX astronauts hold news conference onboard ISS after docking

Watch live coverage from 4.15pm BST as the two US astronauts who arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday via SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule give a press conference. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will answer questions from space alongside ISS Expedition 63 Crew Commander Chris Cassidy. Mr Behnken and Mr Hurley were launched … Read more Watch in full: SpaceX astronauts hold news conference onboard ISS after docking

Chinese experts rediscover rhododendron adenosum

Chinese scientists have rediscovered rhododendron adenosum, which had been classified as “extinct in the wild.” As only one strain has been found in the wild, it is in urgent need of “emergency protection.” Field scientific expedition has rewritten the history of the wild extinction of the plant species. Experts suggest that it is necessary to … Read more Chinese experts rediscover rhododendron adenosum

Brisbane woman’s ambitious solo journey from Australia’s west to east coast with 5 camels | ABC News

A Brisbane woman is embarking on an ambitious solo expedition leading camels across the continent from Shark Bay, Western Australia, to Byron Bay in New South Wales. Despite COVID-19 she’s continuing on, hoping WA’s state border has reopened when she arrives. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News … Read more Brisbane woman’s ambitious solo journey from Australia’s west to east coast with 5 camels | ABC News

Call of the Sea – Official Announcement Trailer | Inside Xbox

Call of the Sea is a first-person adventure puzzle game set in the 1930s that tells the story of Norah, a woman on the trail of her missing husband’s expedition. The search takes place on a strange but beautiful island in the South Pacific, filled with secrets waiting to be unearthed. It is an otherworldly … Read more Call of the Sea – Official Announcement Trailer | Inside Xbox

One of the world’s most active volcanos spews LAVA in Russia

The Klyuchevskoy volcano in Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula – a huge volcano among the most active in the world – has erupted, spewing tons of ash and lava The 4,850-meter-high (15,912ft) volcano is located 360 kilometers away from the regional capital, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The Russian scientists are currently planning to launch an expedition to study … Read more One of the world’s most active volcanos spews LAVA in Russia

Soyuz MS-16 blasts off to ISS, Kazakhstan Cosmodrome

A Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome with the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 63 crew aboard on Thursday. The three-man crew consists of astronaut Chris Cassidy of NASA and cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of the Russian space agency Roscosmos. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more Soyuz MS-16 blasts off to ISS, Kazakhstan Cosmodrome

An ancient Antarctic rainforest

An expedition drilling into the sea-floor near the South Pole has discovered the root network of an ancient forest. It reveals surprisingly high temperatures in the Antarctic during the Cretaceous period, and the existence of a rich, temperate rainforest just 900km from the Pole. Read the research here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2148-5 Sign up for the Nature Briefing: … Read more An ancient Antarctic rainforest

Ad Astra | Disappear | 20th Century Fox

Now On Digital http://bit.ly/AdAstra_Digital Now On Blu-ray http://bit.ly/OwnAdAstra A paranoid thriller in space that follows Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) on a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. Directed by: James Gray Written by: James Gray … Read more Ad Astra | Disappear | 20th Century Fox

Ad Astra | Making of Moon Rover Scene | 20th Century Fox

Now On Digital http://bit.ly/AdAstra_Digital Now On Blu-ray http://bit.ly/OwnAdAstra A paranoid thriller in space that follows Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) on a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. Directed by: James Gray Written by: James Gray … Read more Ad Astra | Making of Moon Rover Scene | 20th Century Fox

Ad Astra | Fight – Now on Digital | 20th Century Fox

Now On Digital http://bit.ly/AdAstra_Digital Now On Blu-ray http://bit.ly/OwnAdAstra A paranoid thriller in space that follows Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) on a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. Directed by: James Gray Written by: James Gray … Read more Ad Astra | Fight – Now on Digital | 20th Century Fox