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NZ’s Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences has received international funding to drill more than a kilometre beneath Antarctica in order to gain access to the “untapped record of climate change” held in its sedimentary layers. Otago University’s Gary Wilson is to head the five-year NZ$40 million project, which involves penetrating thick layers of ice and up to 900 metres of seawater before drilling into the seabed itself.


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Rob McCallum a Big Deal in the Exploration World

Rob McCallum a Big Deal in the Exploration World

As a founding partner of EYOS Expeditions, New Zealander Rob McCallum, since 2008, has helped organise, guide and execute logistics for more than 1000 expeditions to some of the world’s remotest…