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Expedition On The Cheap? Did Organizers Recklessly, Negligently Put Lives And Property At Risk?

Expedition On The Cheap? Did Organizers Recklessly, Negligently Put Lives And Property At Risk?

With the MS Akademik Shokalskiy research vessel firmly embedded in ice and costs of the mammoth rescue effort mounting, the “scientific” Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) led by Professor Chris Turney has morphed into a debacle that has put dozens of lives and property at risk. In under-estimating the world’s harshest environment and through slipshod planning […]