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Tim Naish
18 September 2019

Welcome Tim Naish

The Antarctic Science Platform is delighted to announce a new addition to its leadership team, internationally renowned Antarctic scientist, Professor Tim Naish. The Victoria University of Wellington Professor will look after a … Read More

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5 July 2019

New Zealand scientists to launch world-leading climate change study in Antarctica

An expedition to study the ocean around Antarctica and its impact on climate change has been given the green light. ‘Antarctic ocean mechanics: past, present and future' is a six year programme that will be led by the National … Read More

Icebreak out
5 July 2019

Significant funding boost for Kiwi Antarctic research programmes

A funding boost for Antarctic research programmes will be vital in helping to understand the impact of climate change on New Zealand and our global partner, an expert says. On Tuesday, the Antarctic Science Platform announced a $… Read More

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3 July 2019

Dramatic loss in Antarctic sea ice concerns NASA

NASA scientists are concerned about a dramatic fall in the extent of sea ice around Antarctica. The frozen area circling the continent has plunged from a record high to a record low in just three years. (Newshub) Read More