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Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in Arctic dock Arctic sea ice hits record low
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B. 2015-03-19 Arctic sea ice hits record low Arctic
C. 2015-02-11 Crews try to rescue fishing boat stuck in Antarctic ice Arctic
D. 2014-05-19 Antarctica's ice losses double Antarctica
E. 2014-05-12 'Nothing can stop glaciers' retreat'
F. 2014-01-07 Antarctic ships escape from ice trap Antarctica
6. 2014-01-04 Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica Antarctica
7. 2014-01-04 Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Casey Station, Antarctica
2014-01-03 Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice' Antarctica
9. 2014-01-02 All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice Antarctica



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Time Disasters Sea Disaster Politics War & Army Rescue Business
2015
Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in...
Arctic sea ice hits record low
Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in...
Politics
2015 2015
Politics
Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in...
Rescue
2015 2015
Rescue
Business
2015 2015
Business
2014
Antarctic ships escape from ice trap
Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 ice...
Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey...
Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'
All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapp...
Antarctic ships escape from ice trap
Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 ice...
Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey...
Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'
All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapp...
Japan signals resumption of whaling
Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canad...
Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 ice...
Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 ice...
Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey...
All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapp...
Japan signals resumption of whaling
2013
Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akadem...
Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped s...
Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic i...
Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica
Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping
Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akadem...
Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped s...
Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic i...
Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica
Russia charges Greenpeace 'pirates'
Russia 'seizes' Greenpeace ship
Russia 'seizes' Greenpeace ship
Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akadem...
Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped s...
Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic i...
Shell halts Arctic drilling for 2013
2012
Shrinking polar ice may be to blame for fre...
Sea Disaster
2012 2012
Sea Disaster
Politics
2012 2012
Politics
War & Army
2012 2012
War & Army
Rescue
2012 2012
Rescue
Business
2012 2012
Business
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
Nuclear submarine in dock fire
Rescue
2011 2011
Rescue
Japan 'to continue' Antarctic whaling
Japan to bring whaling boats home
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 2010
Politics
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
New Zealand rescues American
Business
2010 2010
Business
2009
Massive icebergs heading to New Zealand
1990s temps warmest in 2,000 years
Sea Disaster
2009 2009
Sea Disaster
Politics
2009 2009
Politics
Bombers intercepted before Obama visit
Rescue
2009 2009
Rescue
Business
2009 2009
Business
2008
Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on coast
Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk
Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on coast
Politics
2008 2008
Politics
War & Army
2008 2008
War & Army
Rescue
2008 2008
Rescue
Business
2008 2008
Business
2007
Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'
Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'
Canada to build two military Arctic bases
Russia plants flag on Arctic floor
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
Rescue
2007 2007
Rescue
Humpback whale hunt halted
2006
Ice shelf snaps, breaks free from Arctic
Sea Disaster
2006 2006
Sea Disaster
Politics
2006 2006
Politics
War & Army
2006 2006
War & Army
Rescue
2006 2006
Rescue
Business
2006 2006
Business
2005
Russia marks Kursk five years on
Russia marks Kursk five years on
Russia marks Kursk five years on
War & Army
2005 2005
War & Army
Rescue
2005 2005
Rescue
Business
2005 2005
Business
2004
58 dead in apartment blast
Dramatic rescue of North Pole 12
Sea Disaster
2004 2004
Sea Disaster
Politics
2004 2004
Politics
War & Army
2004 2004
War & Army
Dramatic rescue of North Pole 12
Business
2004 2004
Business
2003
Ill worker flown from South Pole
Nuclear submarine sinks
Nuclear submarine sinks
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
Nuclear submarine sinks
Ill worker flown from South Pole
Business
2003 2003
Business
2001
Kursk bow sawn off
Ailing doctor arrives in station
Kursk bow sawn off
Politics
2001 2001
Politics
War & Army
2001 2001
War & Army
Ailing doctor arrives in station
Rescue plane lands in Antarctica
Business
2001 2001
Business
2000
Kursk submarine went down
Kursk submarine went down
Politics
2000 2000
Politics
Kursk submarine went down
Rescue
2000 2000
Rescue
Business
2000 2000
Business

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'Paddle in Seattle' Arctic oil drilling protest Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in Arctic dock   A fire that broke out on a Russian nuclear submarine Orel at an Arctic naval shipyard has been put out, Russian media report Arctic sea ice hits record low  Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has fallen to the lowest recorded level for the winter season, according to US scientists Polar bear attacks tourist in Svalbard Crews try to rescue fishing boat stuck in Antarctic ice Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canadian airspace Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found 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'   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 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 icebreaker Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademik Shokalskiy Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice 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 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 Russia charges Greenpeace 'pirates' Arctic winter ice volume 'hits new low' Largest ice sheet 'vulnerable' Arctic methane 'economic time bomb' Arctic Ocean 'acidifying rapidly' Melt 'causes Antarctic sea ice rise'  Climate change is expanding Antarctica's sea ice, according to a scientific study in the journal Nature Geoscience Antarctic marine wildlife is under threat Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed Arctic sea ice reaches record low Arctic ice set to hit record low Satellites reveal sudden ice melt Massive ice island breaks off glacier Shrinking polar ice may be to blame for freeze 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 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 Japan to bring whaling boats home 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 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 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 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 Humpback whale hunt halted Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'


May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.16   Seattle


April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.7   Russia  


March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.19   Arctic  
  Norway


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.11   Arctic


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.24  Norway  Avalanche kills 1 man in Norway's remote Arctic archipelago


year 2014 ... more > Top ^

Nov.28  Russia  Russian Navy successfully tests new missile
Nov.22  Barcelona  Messi breaks 'brutal' goals record
Sep.19   Alaska
Sep.9   Canada
Aug.8  Canada  Canada launches Arctic seabed quest
Jun.9   Tokyo  
May.19   Antarctica  
May.12   Antarctica  
Jan.7   Antarctica  
Jan.4   Antarctica
  Antarctica
Jan.3   Antarctica  
Jan.2   Antarctica  
Jan.1   Antarctica
 Antarctica  52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter


year 2013 ... more > Top ^

Dec.30   Antarctica
Dec.29   Antarctica
Dec.27   Antarctica
Dec.25   Antarctica  
Nov.12   Antarctica  
Oct.2   Russia
Sep.19  Arctic  Russia 'seizes' Greenpeace ship
Sep.11   Arctic
Aug.29   Antarctica
Jul.24   Arctic
May.6   Arctic
Apr.1   Antarctica  
Feb.27  Alaska  Shell halts Arctic drilling for 2013
Jan.23  Antarctica  Antarctic search for missing plane


year 2012 ... more > Top ^

Nov.25   Antarctica
Sep.7   Arctic
Aug.27   Arctic
Aug.21   Arctic
Jul.24   Arctic
Jul.18   Arctic
May.20  Arctic  Arctic melt releasing ancient gas
Feb.6   Arctic


year 2011 ... more > Top ^

Dec.29   Russia  
Aug.5   Norway  
Jul.12  Antarctica  Japan 'to continue' Antarctic whaling
Feb.17   Antarctica
Jan.14  London  BP and Russia in Arctic oil deal


year 2010 ... more > Top ^

Dec.12   Antarctica  
Oct.30  Antarctica  Antarctic copter crash kills four French
Sep.13  Antarctica  New Zealand rescues American


year 2009 ... more > Top ^

Nov.25  Antarctica  Massive icebergs heading to New Zealand
Sep.3   Arctic  
Feb.27  Arctic  Bombers intercepted before Obama visit


year 2008 ... more > Top ^

Dec.4   Antarctica  
Jul.30  Arctic  Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk
Jan.17  Antarctica  Anti-whaling activists handed over
Jan.16   Antarctica  


year 2007 ... more > Top ^

Dec.21   Japan
Nov.23   Antarctica  
  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

year 2006 ... more > Top ^

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

year 2005 ... more > Top ^

Aug.12  Russia  Russia marks Kursk five years on

year 2004 ... more > Top ^

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

year 2003 ... more > Top ^

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

year 2001 ... more > Top ^

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

year 2000 ... more > Top ^

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
before year 2000
Dec. 14, 1911   Antarctica   Roald Amundsen reaches South Pole
Map of South Pole Antarctica
  A Norwegian explorer led the Antarctic expedition (191012) that was the first to reach the South Pole
Jun. 1, 1831   Canada   James Ross locates North Magnetic Pole
Map of Boothia Peninsula Canada
  James Clark Ross found it at Cape Adelaide on the Boothia Peninsula
Feb. 17, 1773   Antarctica   Captain James Cook crosses the Antarctic Circle
  Cook commanded HMS Resolution on this voyage. Cook's expedition circumnavigated the globe at an extreme southern latitude