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New ice drilling technology developed in Wellington on its way to Antarctica

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: Newshub
Summary: A brand new piece of ice drilling technology developed in Wellington has begun its journey to Antarctica.
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Antarctica records its highest ever temperature

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: TVNZ
Summary: Antarctica has reached a new record high temperature of 18.3 degrees Celcius, new data has confirmed
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World can expect 50cm sea-level rise by 2100, even if warming stays under 2°C

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: Breakfast
Summary: Climate scientist Tim Naish estimates 267 million people worldwide live on land that’s at risk of severe storms and flooding.
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Budget 2021: Scott Base investment 'welcome news'

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: Newstalk ZB
Summary: As part of the 2021 Budget, $344 million was invested into Scott Base - New Zealand's science headquarters in Antarctica. Antarctic Science Platform director at Antarctica New Zealand Nancy Bertler told Tim Dower the news is amazing.
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Scientists accidentally discover life deep underneath Antarctic ice shelf

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: TVNZ
Summary: Deep in Antarctic waters, underneath a massive floating ice shelf, baffled scientists have discovered life.
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More plants could begin to 'invade the Antarctic Peninsula' as the frozen continent warms

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: Lee Kenny- Stuff
Summary: In February, some of the country’s top Antarctic scientists met in Christchurch to share the latest research on the continent. Reporter LEE KENNY joined the delegates to discover what the future holds for New Zealand’s frozen neighbour.
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Kiwi research team first to use planes to measure Antarctic sea ice

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: Antarctica New Zealand
Summary: A New Zealand research team has achieved a major milestone – being the first in the world to measure the thickness of Antarctic sea ice from the air. The team, led by University of Canterbury glaciologist Wolfgang Rack, has just published its findings, after using a modified plan towing special electromagnetic equipment to measure an 800-kilometre stretch of ice in the Ross Sea.
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Change on ice

Date: 2020
Type: In the media
Summary: Otago scientists are taking prominent roles in an important Antarctic Science Platform programme to investigate how a warming world will impact ecosystems in the Ross Sea. Will two degrees be too much?

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