Promoting Inter-polar Understanding

NZ Antarctic scientists are joining Bulgarian and American researchers at the Canadian high Arctic this year in a bid to exchange information about their respective poles. By pooling their findings, the scientists hope to better understand the factors behind global warming, and convince those with decision-making powers that significant damage is indeed being done. Ian Hawes of NZ’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research: “I don’t get a real strong sense that people at large are taking it seriously and I guess people in some decision making positions aren’t perhaps taking it seriously until they see it in action.”


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Weta Digital Tech Sale has 1.65 Billion Special Effects

Weta Digital Tech Sale has 1.65 Billion Special Effects

Unity Software, a 3D game-development platform, is expanding its VFX footprint in a big way with the US$1.625 billion acquisition of the technology division of Peter Jackson’s New Zealand-based Weta Digital,…