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International Meteorology Day is celebrated on 23 March every year and it is an opportunity to appreciate the efforts made in the field of meteorology and weather forecasting, as well as to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on our planet.  The theme for World Meteorological Day in 2024 is “At the frontline of […]

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Dr Mari√ętte Wheeler, who has overwintered twice on Marion Island as an ornithological field assistant, organised an Earth Day 2022 event at Protea Heights Academy (PHA), where she currently teaches Life and Marine Sciences. The event was focused on creating Ocean Awareness among the learners and teachers. ALSA was invited to attend and exhibit at […]

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Meteorology at South African National Antarctic Programme stations. World Meteorological Day takes place every year on 23 March and commemorates the coming into force on 23 March 1950 of the Convention establishing the World Meteorological Organization. It showcases the essential contribution of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the safety and wellbeing of society and […]