Antarctica New Zealand’s thoughts are with the British Antarctic Survey this week as they mourn the loss of colleague, friend and renowned Antarctic science and policy expert Professor David Walton.
“If emissions continue as they are the sea ice will falter....and we will jump back to a world that hasn’t existed for millions of years.”
Antarctica New Zealand has partnered with the Science Journalism Fund to offer a grant that will help communicators produce stories about the icy continent. What happens in Antarctica will effect kiwis and the rest of the world, so it is...
Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are important to New Zealand. New Zealand’s significant and enduring interests in the region include peace, security and effective governance, together with environmental, scientific, conservation, and economic interests.
Media Release: Christchurch NZ- Enhancing our Gateway status
In the 1960s, the US Defence Force banned all women from travelling to Antarctica. The ban now long forgotten, Antarctica New Zealand will now honour three female scientists from NZ for their pioneering work on the continent.