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Research projects get funding from public

Greenland’s ice sheet is melting fast, and Jason Box can’t wait for a government research grant to get him there. To fund his 24th expedition, Box, a climatologist at the Geologic Survey of Denmark and Greenland in Copenhagen, is trying something new.Crowdfunding. Box, who had… Read More

Greenland Expedition Dark Snow Turns to Crowdfunding

There is already much excitement in the arts, media and beyond about the potential of crowdfunding – via sites such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo – to finance projects that might others have remained an unfulfilled dream. To date, though, few scientific expeditions have successfully utilised crowd-funding. The Dark Snow Project hopes to change this. Jason Box,… Read More

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