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Antarctica New Zealand Science Update (130) July 2016
Science update2
29 July 2016, Antarctic Media

Keep up with the latest news from Antarctica New Zealand, NZARI and the science world here!

Enviro-Mark Solutions is inspiring action for a better environment.
Team photo with award 2
26 July 2016, Antarctic Media

Hon Simon Bridges, Minister of Energy and Resources, hosted a celebration for Antarctica New Zealand upon receiving the world’s first Energy–Mark certification from Enviro-Mark Solutions on 29 June at the Beehive.

Ice Age characters take advantage of new winter flights to Antarctica
Buck Sid SB Sign Snowy
25 July 2016, Antarctic Media Latest Videos

It turns out there are more latent thespians at Scott Base than previously suspected. Antarctica New Zealand's 11-member winter team have been sharing Ice Age adventures with Sid the Sloth and Buck the Weasel.

After warming fast, part of Antarctica gets a chill - study
Alister Doyle
21 July 2016, Antarctic Media

The Antarctic Peninsula, among the fastest warming places on Earth last century, has since cooled due to natural swings in the local climate, scientists say, adding that the respite from the thaw is likely to be brief.

New Zealand to buy $493m naval tanker
Gerry Brownlee
18 July 2016, Antarctic Media

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's biggest shipbuilder, has beaten out its largest rival for the contract to build a $493 million ice-capable naval tanker for the New Zealand Defence Force which is part of an increased emphasis on the...

New research explains why Antarctic sea ice has grown
Antarctic sea ice growth
10 July 2016, Antarctic Media

While sea ice in the Arctic has shrunk remarkably over the past few decades, sea ice around Antarctica has been dancing to the beat of a different drum.