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Ocean and wind changes cause Antarctic sea ice drop to record low

Warmer ocean temperatures and unusual wind patterns have contributed to a record decline of sea ice levels in Antarctica, Monash research has found.

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Monaco

Monash University guides Antarctic experts to deliver practical steps to protect biodiversity

Monash University, The Government of the Principality of Monaco, and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco have taken a major step forward in the biodiversity conservation of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean regions following a recent meeting of

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Antarctica

Monash University medical student joins Antarctica expedition to inspire environmental change

A desire to drive sustainable energy use, and love of solving challenging problems has won a Monash University student a prestigious Boston Consulting Group (BCG) scholarship. One of only two scholarships awarded annually in Australia and New

Medicine & health
Antarctica

Poor outlook for biodiversity in Antarctica: study finds

An international study led by Monash scientists has debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

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Explainer: we can learn a lot from the changing night sky

You cannot feel or hear the world turning. It does not rumble through space. But you can see it turn with your own eyes every day and night. And, with patience, you can see Earth travel around the Sun.

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Professor Chown

Monash University Professor elected to head the influential Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)

Renowned biologist Professor Steven Chown has been elected President of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) which facilitates internationally significant research in and about Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

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Professor Chown

Monash University Professor elected to head the influential Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)

Renowned biologist Professor Steven Chown has been elected President of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) which facilitates internationally significant research in and about Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

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