Antarctica is unique, and one of the most perfectly preserved regions on the planet
IAATO is a member organization founded in 1991 to advocate and promote the practice of safe and environmentally responsible private-sector travel to the Antarctic.
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IAATO submits Info Papers annually about its activities, inc. stats, to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, advocating for responsible management of human activity in #Antarctica. We regularly seek expert advice to analyse data to facilitate discussions at policy level.
03:03 - 20 of January 2021
IAATO members transport equipment & supplies, inc. materials for stations, research camps & other projects inc. citizen science projects like @FjordPhyto #iaato30 #weareiaato #peaceandscience
06:09 - 19 of January 2021
RT @GovSGSSI: Today we are proud to launch our new #SGSSI stewardship framework
Over the last week we shared our key goals – now you can…
08:23 - 18 of January 2021
@volpe_mandy Thanks so much for taking part, Mandy! We can’t wait to send you your embroidered patch!
08:22 - 18 of January 2021
The winner of our #IAATO30 Logo Competition is self-declared Shackleton obsessive, Mandy Speers Volpe. Mandy was moved to enter the contest after taking a “life changing” trip to the Antarctic Peninsula following a battle with breast cancer. Read more: https://t.co/qNwOQUE9CB
05:30 - 18 of January 2021
IAATO has set the global precedent of best practice self-regulation in Antarctica. Our agreed best practices demonstrate that first-hand, environmentally responsible tourism is possible in remote & fragile wilderness areas. ©️ Dani Abras #iaato30 #responsibletourism
03:01 - 16 of January 2021
Our annual meeting, & other focused gatherings, help us evolve our practices to protect Antarctica while enabling responsible visitors to have an enriching, educational experience while having only a minor or transitory impact on this precious region #weareiaato ©️ VM Rocchi
01:01 - 15 of January 2021
Antarctica is the most hostile place on Earth. Bad weather can often scupper already flexible itineraries, so expeditions should be approached with an open mind. Whether it’s a glorious day like this – or the opposite – it’s a genuine #Antarctic experience #weareiaato
10:10 - 14 of January 2021
Did you know…? If you are planning a trip to Antarctica, you can familiarize yourself with the guidance documents provided on our website and in our Visitor Guidelines library https://t.co/h6thDvmdQO
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03:02 - 09 of January 2021
The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the #AntarcticTreaty designates #Antarctica as a natural reserve dedicated to peace & science. We adhere to this principle & actively work to advocate & support science & research on the continent. #weareiaato #iaato30
06:36 - 07 of January 2021
Part of our work involves supporting scientific research and forming successful collaborations that will help IAATO and policy-makers make better decisions about Antarctica’s ongoing protection and long-term future.
#iaato30 #weareiaato #peaceandscience #antarcticambassadors
06:36 - 06 of January 2021
Happy New Year! #2021 is a huge year for IAATO as we’ll be marking 30 years of advocating & promoting safe & environmentally responsible Antarctic travel. We have plenty in store for this milestone year & can’t wait to share more in the weeks to come! #iaato30 #HNY #happynewyear
09:00 - 01 of January 2021