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  • 4 March 2015
    An octopus with eggs in a glass preserving jar Bottled octopus from the bottom of the ocean
    A glass preserving jar containing an octopus with a clutch of eggs was a surprise catch for scientists sampling seafloor creatures from the deep Southern Ocean earlier this week.
  • 2 March 2015
    Emperor penguin pair and large chick at Auster RookeryEmperor penguins - survival through the ages
    The Ross Sea in Antarctica could have acted as a refuge for emperor penguins for thousands of years.
  • 25 February 2015
    A group of temporary buildings used by the  Brazilian Antarctic Program on the site of the old station destroyed by fire in 2012, at Admiralty Bay, King George Island.Australia-Brazil environmental exchange
    A Brazilian Environmental Analyst will use her experiences of Australia's Antarctic program to help remediate the site of the former Brazilian Antarctic station, which was destroyed by fire in 2012.
  • 19 February 2015
    Humpback whale calf breachingScholarship to study DNA clues of whale age
    Australian Antarctic Division molecular ecologist Dr Simon Jarman has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to research DNA-based methods for ageing humpback whales.
Map of Antarctica showing research stations and key locations Hobart, Australia (Kingston headquarters) Macquarie Island station Commonwealth Bay Casey station Heard Island Davis station Mawson station Dome A
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