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A University of Otago-led research team is about to embark on an epic Antarctic research expedition as part of efforts to better understand how the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) will respond to global warming.
To acknowledge the role that women like Thelma play in making Antarctic scientific advancements, the New Zealand Antarctic Programme has named three science laboratories at the newly refurbished Hillary Field Centre in Antarctica after pioneering female scientists.
Three pioneering female scientists have been honoured at New Zealand's base in Antarctica, including the first Kiwi woman to work on the ice.
A dramatic drop in the amount of sea ice around Antarctica has scientists wondering if the continent has hit a tipping point.
Newshub Anchor and Reporter Samantha Hayes live from Scott Base discuss with Ryan Bridge the big changes in sea ice, we ask the question, is it a tipping point for Antarctica?
The shelters are made from modified water tanks and will support the restoration of another historic hut.