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National Insitute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
29 August 2019

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) PhD Scholarship

The Southern Ocean helps regulate the Earth’s climate system and supports unique and biodiverse ecosystems. The microbial communities of the Southern Ocean - bacteria, phytoplankton, and microzooplankton - are the foundation of A… Read More

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3 July 2019

Dramatic loss in Antarctic sea ice concerns NASA

NASA scientists are concerned about a dramatic fall in the extent of sea ice around Antarctica. The frozen area circling the continent has plunged from a record high to a record low in just three years. (Newshub) Read More

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25 June 2019

The long, dark and very cold night: Antarctica in photographs

For six months of the year Antarctica doesn't see the sun. However, the sights are amazing — as shown in these photographs from Jonny Harrison who is spending his winter at Scott Base. Read More

Opportunities
7 June 2019

Applications open for four three-year research fellowships

A warmer world, even one consistent with a Paris-Agreement target of 2ºC by 2100, will no doubt look very different from the one we experience today. Higher atmospheric and oceanic temperatures will be accompanied by higher sea l… Read More

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13 March 2019

Congratulations Professor James Renwick

Antarctica New Zealand congratulates Professor James Renwick who has been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Science Communication Prize. The Victoria University Professor is the Principal Investigator on one of the core An… Read More

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15 February 2019

In memory of Professor David Walton

Antarctica New Zealand’s thoughts are with the British Antarctic Survey this week as they mourn the loss of colleague, friend and renowned Antarctic science and policy expert Professor David Walton. David was an ecologist with BA… Read More

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