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Scientists to take 1.5m-year-old ice samples for climate research

Scientists are planning to extract ice samples from more than 1.5m years ago in a bid to discover more about our ancient climate – and hopefully learn more about our future climate. The project, which expects to receive £9.4m in funding from the European commission, is expected to start in June 2020, according to reports in Nature.

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