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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.
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...
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.
New Zealanders will have the opportunity to learn about climate change and ask questions about how it will affect them directly from two of New Zealand’s top climate scientists, Professors Tim Naish and James Renwick in this year’s Royal Society...
Some of the oldest human relics from Antarctica are being conserved, including objects taken from the huts of the first party to spend winter on the ice.
A large conservation effort is being made to preserve artefacts from a forgotten and desolate site in Antarctica.