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The final job in saving Sir Edmund Hillary’s hut in Antarctica has been completed, with the help of a violin maker-turned-engineer determined to do his bit for the planet. Suzanne McFadden reports.
Maybe it was a relative? Maybe it would respond? Whatever the case, a flock of emperor penguins north of Scott Base inspected a long-distance photo lens
After 50 years of disagreement about whether the Antarctic ice sheet is growing or shrinking, advances in computer modelling and data analysis have allowed international climate expert Professor Matt King to estimate Antarctica's increasing contribution to sea-level rise.
All but two Adelie penguin chicks have starved to death in the east Antarctic colony, yet Adelie penguin numbers in the Ross Sea region have not seen a dramatic decrease.
In December this year the founding member and director of the Sustainability Council of New Zealand will travel to Antarctica. She was invited to spend a week at Scott Base by Antarctica New Zealand, the government agency that manages New...