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Polar Medals awarded to BAS staff

17 December, 2004

Polar Medal awards announced today have included several BAS staff. Two members of staff have been awarded second clasps to their Polar Medals. These are: Professor John Croxall, CBE (Second …

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Antarctica Dispatches

11 November, 2004

10 November 2004 Email users and art gallery visitors around the UK can soon receive a daily drawing ?live? from Antarctica. Artist Simon Faithfull is embarking on an epic two-month …

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New signs of life found at the Poles

22 September, 2004

22 September 2004 PR No. 12/ 2004 Large colonies of micro-organisms living under rocks have been discovered in the most hostile and extreme regions of the Arctic and Antarctic – …

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Premi? of a new electro-acoustic composition

15 September, 2004

Thursday 23 September 2004 Natural History Museum\’s Darwin Centre, 7.30pm 15 September 2003 PR No. 11/2004 A new electro-acoustic composition is premi?d at the Natural History Museum\’s Darwin Centre on …

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