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13 September 2016
The Australian Antarctic Division will use a network of field huts to support future research on Macquarie Island, and will close the existing permanent research station in March next year.
9 September 2016
Scientists from Australia and the European Union have joined forces to better understand the role of micronekton in the marine food web, holding the first project meeting of the new partnership in Hobart today.
30 August 2016
Tasmania will host two major Antarctic meetings in 2020, bringing together the world’s foremost experts in Antarctic research and operations and further cementing the state’s role as a key Antarctic Gateway.
25 August 2016
New research using climate data from ice cores, corals, sediment layers and tree rings has found human-induced global warming began about 180 years ago, much earlier than previously thought.
24 August 2016
Oceanographic instruments attached to Antarctic elephant seals have helped scientists better understand the role melting ice shelves are having in regulating global ocean temperatures.
11 August 2016
The Australian Antarctic Division invites people to join its popular ‘Icy Tweets’ sessions and talk drones, droids and robots in Antarctica as part of National Science Week.
9 August 2016
Scientists have found that an acidifying ocean could have a significant impact on phytoplankton - the staple diet of krill - with serious repercussions for the entire Antarctic ecosystem.
26 July 2016
New research published today in the prestigious Nature Geoscience has revealed that the Earth’s land biosphere takes up less carbon during a warming climate.
14 January 2016
A statement from the Wood and Macdonald families.
12 January 2016
The helicopter pilot injured in an incident on a remote ice shelf near Australia’s Davis research station late yesterday has died.
22 October 2015
Adélie penguin populations in East Antarctica have almost doubled over the past 30 years, according to research published in PLOS ONE today.
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