2021-05-11
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AkzoNobel Supports Polar Pod in Pioneering Scientific Mission

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The Polar Pod will enable international scientists and researchers to study the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, which has a major influence on the Earth’s climate and contains an immense reserve of marine biodiversity.

Official Press Release AkzoNobel:

AkzoNobel partners with Polar Pod for pioneering scientific mission

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AkzoNobel partners with Polar Pod for pioneering scientific mission

A pioneering scientific expedition which will send a manned oceanographic platform drifting around Antarctica has brought AkzoNobel on board as exclusive paints and coatings partner.

The brainchild of French explorer and environmentalist Jean-Louis Etienne, the Polar Pod will enable international scientists and researchers to study the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, which has a major influence on the Earth’s climate and contains an immense reserve of marine biodiversity. Standing 100 meters high, the Polar Pod won’t be motorized, so it will be zero emission, silently driven by the circumpolar current – like an ocean-going satellite – as it gradually makes its way around the Antarctic continent. AkzoNobel will sponsor the 1,000-ton platform for... ... More: Official Press Release AkzoNobel

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