This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
A hundred years ago Captain Scott and his companions arrived at the South Pole. That spirit of exploration and dedication to discovery has left a legacy of British scientific excellence which continues today.
Prime Minister David Cameron marked the anniversary by sending this audio message to the scientists and support staff at British bases in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. They are engaged in fundamentally important scientific research into our future climate, sea level rise and the sustainability of our ocean ecosystems.