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Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found Japan signals resumption of whaling Antarctica's ice losses double 'Nothing can stop glaciers' retreat' Antarctic ships escape from ice trap Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'   The Chinese ice-breaker that helped rescue passengers stranded on the Akademik Shokalskiy vessel in Antarctica may now itself be stuck All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebr... Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica Map of Dumont D%27Urville Antarctica
Sep. 9   Canada
Jun.9   Tokyo
May.19   Antarctica
May.12   Antarctica
Jan.7   Antarctica
Jan.4   Antarctica
  Antarctica
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Jan.2   Antarctica


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Dec.25   Antarctica
  The polar expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships for ice-breaking



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Time Disasters Sea Disasters Politics Rescue Business
2014
Antarctica's ice losses double
Antarctic ships escape from ice trap
Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 iceb...
Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey ...
Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'
All 52 passengers rescued from ship trappe...
Antarctic ships escape from ice trap
Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 iceb...
Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey ...
Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'
All 52 passengers rescued from ship trappe...
Canada launches Arctic seabed quest
Japan signals resumption of whaling
Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 iceb...
Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey ...
All 52 passengers rescued from ship trappe...
Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation
Japan signals resumption of whaling
2013
Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademi...
Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped sh...
Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice
Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica
Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping
Melt 'causes Antarctic sea ice rise'
Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademi...
Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped sh...
Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice
Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica
Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping
Russia charges Greenpeace 'pirates'
Russia 'seizes' Greenpeace ship
Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademi...
Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped sh...
Weather halts Antarctic ship rescue
Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice
Shell halts Arctic drilling for 2013
2012
Shrinking polar ice may be to blame for free...
Sea Disasters, 2012 Politics, 2012 Rescue, 2012 Business, 2012
2011
Nuclear submarine in dock fire
Polar bear kills 1 Briton, injures 4
Japan to bring whaling boats home
Nuclear submarine in dock fire
BP and Russia in Arctic oil deal
Rescue, 2011
Japan 'to continue' Antarctic whaling
Japan to bring whaling boats home
BP and Russia in Arctic oil deal
2010
S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing
Antarctic copter crash kills four French
S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing
Politics, 2010
New Zealand rescues American
Business, 2010
2009
Massive icebergs heading to New Zealand
1990s temps warmest in 2,000 years
Sea Disasters, 2009 Politics, 2009 Rescue, 2009 Business, 2009
2008
Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on coast
Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk
Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on coast
Politics, 2008 Rescue, 2008 Business, 2008
2007
Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'
Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'
Canada to build two military Arctic bases
Russia plants flag on Arctic floor
Russia to sink flag in land grab
Rescue, 2007
Humpback whale hunt halted
2006
Ice shelf snaps, breaks free from Arctic
Sea Disasters, 2006 Politics, 2006 Rescue, 2006 Business, 2006
2005
Russia marks Kursk five years on
Russia marks Kursk five years on
Russia marks Kursk five years on
Rescue, 2005 Business, 2005
2004
58 dead in apartment blast
Dramatic rescue of North Pole 12
Sea Disasters, 2004 Politics, 2004
Dramatic rescue of North Pole 12
Business, 2004
2003
Ill worker flown from South Pole
Nuclear submarine sinks
Nuclear submarine sinks
Politics, 2003
Ill worker flown from South Pole
Business, 2003
2001
Kursk bow sawn off
Ailing doctor arrives in station
Kursk bow sawn off
Politics, 2001
Ailing doctor arrives in station
Rescue plane lands in Antarctica
Business, 2001
2000
Kursk submarine went down
Kursk submarine went down
Politics, 2000 Rescue, 2000 Business, 2000

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Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found Map of King William Island Canada  One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada's prime minister says Canada launches Arctic seabed quest Japan signals resumption of whaling  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said Japan will step up efforts to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic Antarctica's ice losses double  Antarctica is now losing about 160 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean - twice as much as when the continent was last surveyed 'Nothing can stop glaciers' retreat' Map of West Antarctica Antarctica  Key glaciers in West Antarctica are in an irreversible retreat, a study team led by the US space agency (Nasa) says   Antarctic ships escape from ice trap  The Russian research ship Akademik Shokalskiy and Chinese icebreaker Xue Long have broken free from ice where they had been stranded Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica  A U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker left for Antarctica on Sunday to rescue more than 120 crew members aboard two icebreakers Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home   An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'


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Jan.3   Antarctica  
  The Chinese ice-breaker that helped rescue passengers stranded on the Akademik Shokalskiy vessel in Antarctica may now itself be stuck
Jan.2   Antarctica   All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice
  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker.    The Russian-flagged MV Akademik Shoka...
Jan.1   Antarctica Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation
 Antarctica  52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter

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Dec.31  Antarctica  Spirits strong among passengers on ship stuck in ice Dec.30   Antarctica Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademik Shokalskiy
Dec.29  Antarctica  Weather halts Antarctic ship rescue   Antarctica Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica Dec.28  Antarctica  New rescue bid for Antarctic ship Dec.27   Antarctica   Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice   South Pole weather has stymied a rescue by a Chinese ship trying to reach an expedition vessel trapped for the past four days in frozen seas Dec.26  Antarctica  Trapped Antarctic ship to get help Dec.25   Antarctica   Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica Map of Dumont D%27Urville Antarctica
  The polar expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships for ice-breaking
Dec.13  Antarctica  Prince Harry reaches South Pole Nov.12   Antarctica   Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping  Latest images show several kilometres of water between the iceberg, estimated to be about 700 sq km, and the glacier that spawned the block Oct.2   Russia Russia charges Greenpeace 'pirates' Sep.19   Arctic Russia 'seizes' Greenpeace ship Sep.11   Arctic Arctic winter ice volume 'hits new low' Aug.29   Antarctica Largest ice sheet 'vulnerable' Jul.24   Arctic Arctic methane 'economic time bomb' May.6   Arctic Arctic Ocean 'acidifying rapidly' Apr.1   Antarctica   Melt 'causes Antarctic sea ice rise'  Climate change is expanding Antarctica's sea ice, according to a scientific study in the journal Nature Geoscience Feb.27   Alaska Shell halts Arctic drilling for 2013 Jan.23   Antarctica Antarctic search for missing plane

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Nov.25   Antarctica Antarctic marine wildlife is under threat
Sep.7   Arctic Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed Aug.27   Arctic Arctic sea ice reaches record low Aug.21   Arctic Arctic ice set to hit record low Jul.24   Arctic Satellites reveal sudden ice melt Jul.18   Arctic Massive ice island breaks off glacier May.20   Arctic Arctic melt releasing ancient gas Feb.6   Arctic   Shrinking polar ice may be to blame for freeze  Europe's deadly cold snap may have a lot to do with shrinking amounts of ice in the Arctic, a recent study suggests Jan.16   Antarctica Strong earthquake hits off Antarctica's coast

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Dec.29   Russia   Nuclear submarine in dock fire   A fire has broken out during repairs to a Russian nuclear submarine at a dock near the northern port of Murmansk Nov.3   Antarctica Major iceberg forming in Antarctica
Aug.5   Norway   Polar bear kills 1 Briton, injures 4   A 17-year-old British boy is dead and four others are severely injured after a bear attacked their tents as they took part in a school trip Jul.12  Antarctica  Japan 'to continue' Antarctic whaling Feb.17   Antarctica Japan to bring whaling boats home Jan.14  London  BP and Russia in Arctic oil deal

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Dec.12   Antarctica   S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing  A fishing vessel sank in frigid ocean waters about 1,000 nautical miles north of McMurdo Station. Aat least 20 were rescued Oct.30  Antarctica  Antarctic copter crash kills four French Sep.13  Antarctica  New Zealand rescues American

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Nov.25  Antarctica  Massive icebergs heading to New Zealand Sep.3   Arctic   1990s temps warmest in 2,000 years  Science magazine: Arctic temperatures in the 1990s reached their warmest level of any decade in at least 2,000 years Feb.27  Arctic  Bombers intercepted before Obama visit

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Dec.4   Antarctica   Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on coast  The Ushuaia, carrying 89 passengers and 33 crew members, was stranded on the coast of Antarctica after striking ice Jul.30  Arctic  Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk Jan.17  Antarctica  Anti-whaling activists handed over Jan.16   Antarctica   Whalers accused of kidnapping activists
  An anti-whaling group is accusing the crew of a vessel of kidnapping 2 activists who climbed on board the ship to try to stop its whaling operations

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Dec.21   Japan Humpback whale hunt halted
Nov.23   Antarctica   Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'
  More than 150 passengers and crew aboard Norwegian cruise ship MS Nord Norge have been rescued to safety
Aug.10   Arctic Canada to build two military Arctic bases
Aug.2   Arctic   Russia plants flag on Arctic floor Map of North Pole Arctic
  Russian explorers dived deep below the North Pole in a submersible to stake a symbolic claim to the energy riches of the Arctic
Aug.1  Arctic  Russia to sink flag in land grab

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Dec.29   Arctic Ice shelf snaps, breaks free from Arctic


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Aug.12  Russia  Russia marks Kursk five years on

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Mar.16  Russia  58 dead in apartment blast Mar.6  Arctic  Dramatic rescue of North Pole 12

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Sep.21   Antarctica Ill worker flown from South Pole
Aug.29   Arctic Nuclear submarine sinks

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Sep.13  Russia  Kursk bow sawn off Apr.25  Antarctica  Ailing doctor arrives in station Apr.23  Antarctica  Rescue plane lands in Antarctica

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Aug.12   Arctic     Kursk submarine went down
Map of Barents Sea Arctic  All 118 crew members on board the nuclear submarine perished when the Kursk exploded and sank