UWA staff bound for Antarctica in leadership program – University News: The University of Western Australia

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Jan 152018
 

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UWA staff bound for Antarctica in leadership program
University News: The University of Western Australia
An environmental economics researcher, a nanotechnology scientist developing new ways to fight cancer and a neuropsychologist from The University of Western Australia are among 80 women from 13 countries around the world selected to take part in the

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Antarctica calls for tradies and ladies – NT News

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Jan 122018
 

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Antarctica calls for tradies and ladies
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ONE of the worst things about living in Antarctica is a complete lack of the colour green, according to Alice Springs sparky Zachary Lockhard. “There's no green in Antarctica — when you step outside there's nothing but white,” he said. “We're growing

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Climbing team attempts to summit 6 mountains in Antarctica – CBS News

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Dec 272017
 

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Climbing team attempts to summit 6 mountains in Antarctica
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Antarctica might not be the first place to look for a mountaineering adventure. Only a handful have tried to climb the isolated and frozen granite walls at the bottom of the world. Only on "CBS This Morning," we're introducing you to the North Face

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China hails ‘first Antarctica flight’ for its tourists – BBC News – BBC.com – BBC News

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Dec 182017
 

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China hails 'first Antarctica flight' for its tourists – BBC News – BBC.com
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According to Chinese media, the country's first commercial flight to Antarctica brought 22 lucky tourists to the exotic destination this weekend. The trip is hailed as a milestone – but is it really? And what does it tell us about China's geopolitical

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World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News – Sky News

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Dec 032017
 

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World's largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News
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The Ross Sea marine reserve covers 1.5 million square km of some of the last stretches of ocean unharmed by human activity.
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World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News

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World's largest marine reserve created in Antarctica
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The Ross Sea marine reserve covers 1.5 million square km of some of the last stretches of ocean unharmed by human activity. 09:44, UK, Friday 01 December 2017. The protected area stretches 1.55m sq km. Image: The protected area stretches 1.55m sq km
World's second largest marine sanctuary created 'effectively in New Zealand's back yard'TVNZ
Lewis Pugh: In the zoneGeographical

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Apple Self-Driving Cars Are Back In The News

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Nov 232017
 

Apple Self-Driving CarsRemember the days when Apple was designing a self-driving electric vehicle? And remember how we haven’t heard much from Apple in a while about this? Now, the company is back with an Apple self-driving car that includes a new way of using LIDAR. The aesthetics will leave you scratching your head
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Can Cities Get Smarter About Extreme Weather? – U.S. News & World Report

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Nov 152017
 

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Can Cities Get Smarter About Extreme Weather?
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Discussions around improving resilience and adaptation to extreme events often focus on upgrading infrastructure or building new infrastructure, such as bigger levees or flood walls. But cities also need new ways of knowing, evaluating and anticipating

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EFSA says wild birds spread avian flu to EU member states – Food Safety News

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Oct 272017
 

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EFSA says wild birds spread avian flu to EU member states
Food Safety News
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says migratory wild birds are spreading avian influenza around the globe. The Parma, Italy-based food safety agency figures migration routes crossing the north-eastern and eastern EU borders are the most likely …

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Antarctica’s Gentoo penguins caught doing real life Happy Feet – Lonely Planet Travel News

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Oct 242017
 

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Antarctica's Gentoo penguins caught doing real life Happy Feet
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Incredible images have captured a waddle of Gentoo penguins dancing along the water's edge like a scene out of hit animation film Happy Feet. The set of pictures show the 28-inch-tall penguins congregating in a group as they take turns to jump high

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