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2015/04/20 15:37
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Macquarie Island has been managed by the Australian Antarctic Division, a government branch, since 1948. It is the most remote of Australia’s islands, a rugged place of snow and wild creatures. And it...
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2015/04/17 16:21
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The suspicious sinking of the Thunder brings the long battle against Antarctic pirate fishers close to an end, legal fishers say. The suspicious sinking of the Thunder brings the long battle against...
2015/04/13 13:55
2015/04/13 13:55
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Japan’s plan to revive its outlawed Antarctic whaling has been dealt a blow with independent experts finding it failed to justify a new hunt. Japan's plan to revive its outlawed Antarctic whaling has...
2015/04/13 12:51
2015/04/13 12:51
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Krill may be tiny but they are big business, with China planning to increase the nation's catch. Photo: AP China has declared plans for an unprecedented expansion of fishing for Antarctic krill, the...
2015/04/12 08:26
2015/04/12 08:26
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Researchers arrive on Macquarie Island ahead of scientific expedition It is six degrees Celsius outside but the winds are blowing on average at about 30 knots, the chill factor is high - this is...
2015/04/10 14:58
2015/04/10 14:58
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Australian scientists have condemned Japan's plan to kill nearly 4000 more whales in the Antarctic, saying Tokyo is at odds with an International Court of Justice ruling against it. As with the...
2015/04/08 14:52
2015/04/08 14:52
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The poaching vessel Thunder sinks in suspicious circumstances. Photo: Simon Ager/Sea Shepherd The suspicious sinking of the Thunder brings the long battle against Antarctic pirate fishers close to an...
2015/04/06 20:26
2015/04/06 20:26
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Tight protocols, diligent pooch keep Macquarie Island free of weeds, rats and rabbits The journey to the sub-Antarctic has only just begun, but Flick the fox terrier is already working hard. He is...
2015/04/05 00:49
2015/04/05 00:49
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Malaysian scientists make their mark in the icy regions of Antarctica and the Arctic. WHAT strikes you first about Dr Wong Chiew Yew is her petite frame and soft-spoken demeanour. Her long, straight...
2015/04/03 07:39
2015/04/03 07:39
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A seriously ill Antarctic worker returned to Australia on an icebreaker on Friday, which battled freezing temperatures and a seven-metre swell to bring him home. The Aurora Australis docked in the...
2015/04/03 03:08
2015/04/03 03:08
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HOBART, Australia (AP) - A seriously ill man has reached an Australian hospital more than two weeks after he suffered a medical emergency at a remote Antarctic base. The Australian Antarctic Division...
2015/03/26 05:26
2015/03/26 05:26
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Icebreaker Aurora Australis Re-supplying Australia's three Antarctic stations is always a difficult challenge. Related Stories The sea ice around Australia's Mawson station break ups for just a few...
2015/03/23 17:48
2015/03/23 17:48
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The seriously ill tradesman, was flown by helicopter from Davis Station to the ice breaker Aurora Australis. Photo: AFP A man who fell seriously ill at an Australian Antarctic station has been...
2015/03/22 14:22
2015/03/22 14:22
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An environment group is about to become the first in Australia to deploy surveillance drones to hunt for evidence of animal abuse on private property. An environment group is about to become the...
2015/03/21 04:48
2015/03/21 04:48
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A seriously ill Australian man is being evacuated from Antarctica. Australian Antarctic voyager Aurora Australis was on its way back to Hobart when it was forced to turn around on Friday to retrieve...
2015/03/20 12:19
2015/03/20 12:19
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Even if you're lucky enough that there's an ice runway where you want to land in Antarctica, that doesn't mean the weather will allow you to. And then, even if your plane is equipped to fly for eight...
2015/03/20 01:17
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AUSTRALIA'S ice breaker ship continues its charge toward Antarctica to retrieve a seriously ill expeditioner. AFTER leaving Davis station on Tuesday, Aurora Australis was called back on Thursday when...
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