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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit The Aga Khan Centre ahead of their Tour to Pakistan in King's Cross, London, UK, on the 2nd October 2019. 02 Oct 2019 Pictured: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK?'s new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK?'s new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK?'s new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK?'s new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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The Duchess of Cambridge officially names the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duchess of Cambridge officially names the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duchess of Cambridge officially names the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duchess of Cambridge officially names the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. 26 Sep 2019 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK, on the 26th September 2019. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ??Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Image ?Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 26/09/2019. Birkenhead , United Kingdom. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -new polar research ship. Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by his wife Caterine, the Duchess of Cambridge visit Birkenhead, attend the naming ceremony of the UK's new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will enable world- leading research to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the next 25 to 30 years. Studying these remote regions plays a crucial role in allowing us to understand the changes in our planet's oceans, marine life and climate systems. The ship will be available year-round to the UK's research community. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images