Air New Zealand are at it once more launching its newest security video, this one showcasing Antarctica and the essential local weather and environmental science underway there.
Featuring Hollywood actor, filmmaker and environmentalist Adrian Grenier, the World’s Coolest Safety Video takes viewers on a wide ranging journey to Antarctica, the place Kiwi scientists are tackling essentially the most urgent questions on global local weather change.
Building on Air New Zealand’s long-standing partnership with Antarctica New Zealand and the New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute, the video sees Grenier group up with Scott Base scientists to trace penguin populations, examine ice core samples and go to early explorer Ernest Shackleton’s hut and the huge Dry Valleys.
UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Grenier, whose environmental work additionally consists of co-founding ocean conservation non-profit Lonely Whale, stated it was a privilege to accomplice with Air New Zealand and Antarctica New Zealand on the video undertaking.
“This safety video highlights Air New Zealand’s support of the scientists striving to make discoveries that are going to help humanity – a cause which aligns with my own commitment to the environment. To know the airline is doing its job to help us understand how climate change is going to affect us is something that is very important to me.”
To minimise the environmental influence of filming, a complete crew of simply six travelled to Antarctica, with Scott Base scientists and employees doubling as supporting expertise within the security video. The airline has additionally supplied extra in-depth content material on tv and on-line, Antarctica and the work being executed there by the Kiwis.
Antarctica New Zealand CEO Peter Beggs stated the security video undertaking is an unimaginable alternative to profile Kiwi Antarctic science across the world.“Air New Zealand’s safety videos have collectively attracted more than 130 million online views. Our teams are thrilled to have such a significant global platform to amplify their work and we’re confident it will take our outreach efforts to the next level.”
A category full of scholars aged eight to 11 from Christchurch’s Hornby Primary School additionally play a starring position on this one, showing in footage shot in Canterbury Museum’s Antarctic Gallery. Christchurch has been a gateway to Antarctica for greater than 100 years and the museum holds an internationally important assortment of artefacts from early expeditions.
The security video can be rolled out throughout Air New Zealand’s worldwide and home fleet in early March.