The first flight of the Antarctic season has arrived in Antarctica, following four months of total darkness and six months of isolation for New Zealand’s winter-over team on the Ice. the press release can be found here.
The Listener science writer Rebecca Priestley looks into the science around Antarctic toothfish. The full story can be found here.
New Zealand will host an innovative new science foundation that aims to accelerate global research on Antarctica and the Southern Ocean’s role in climate change and will be funded by some of the world’s wealthiest philanthropic foundations. the full story can be found here.
Southern Lakes Helicopters have won the tender to support our work in Antarctica this summer season. The full story can be found here:
ICE SHEET SCIENCE
How do ice sheets respond to a warming ocean? Find out here:
MARGRET MAHY 1936-2012
Writer and former Antarctica New Zealand Arts fellow Margret Mahy has died. The full story can be found here.
GOOGLE STREET VIEW OF HISTORIC HUTS
Google Street View has gone live with their imagery of the historic huts of the Ross Sea . The street view can be found here:
Dr Nancy Bertler has been interviewed by Radio New Zealand National's Veronika Meduna on what ice cores can tell us about past climate. The full interview can be found here:
SCOTT BASE 1965
Find out how living and working at Scott Base was in 1965. The full clip can be found here.
ATCM MEETING IN HOBART
Antarctic Treaty Parties meeting in Hobart have endorsed a host of New Zealand proposals. The full story can be found in this press release.