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Russian, Chinese ships escape Antarctic’s icy grip – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA shift in wind direction has freed a Russian-built research ship and a Chinese icebreaker that were both stuck trapped in Antarctic ice fields, according to Russian news media. The Akademik Shokalskiy research ship got stuck Dec 24, forcing the evacuation …Antarctica expedition: Are research and tourism a toxic mix?Christian Science MonitorChinese ship breaks […]

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China Icebreaker Now Trapped in Antarctic – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSHANGHAI—A Chinese icebreaker crucial to the rescue this week of scientists and tourists in Antarctica is now itself stranded in ice after failing in its initial efforts to maneuver free, authorities said Saturday. The Chinese vessel, Xue Long, confirmed it is “beset …After Antarctic Drama, Chinese Rescue Ship Is Threatened by IceNew York […]

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Will stranded ship affect Antarctica cruise tourism? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCruise lines that carry tourists to Antarctica say that the research ship stranded in ice since Christmas Eve did not indicate any increased risk for Antarctic tourism. All 52 passengers on the Russian-flagged research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy were …After Antarctic Drama, Chinese Rescue Ship Is Threatened by IceNew York TimesAntarctica Rescue Boat Now Trapped […]

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Antarctic researchers rescued from ship – BBC News

BBC NewsRescuers in Antarctica have safely transferred all 52 passengers stranded on the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. The Australian rescue operators said the scientists and tourists were now all aboard the ship Aurora Australis. They were flown …UPDATE 3-All passengers rescued from ship stuck in Antarctic iceReutersPassengers Rescued From Trapped Ship in AntarcticWall Street […]

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Helicopter rescue begins for passengers stuck in Antarctic ice – Reuters

ReutersSYDNEY (Reuters) – A Chinese helicopter has reached a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for nine days and is beginning to pick up 52 passengers who spent Christmas and the New Year trapped in ice, the expedition leader said on Thursday.Passengers Rescued From Trapped Ship in AntarcticWall Street JournalAntarctic researchers rescued from shipBBC NewsAll 52 […]

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Passengers rescued from ship stuck in ice in Antarctica – Fox News

Fox NewsCANBERRA, Australia – A helicopter rescued all 52 passengers from a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve after weather conditions finally cleared enough for the operation Thursday. The Chinese helicopter carried the …Helicopter Rescues 52 Passengers From Ship Trapped in Antarctic IceNew York TimesStranded Antarctica researchers rescuedUSA TODAYPassengers […]

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An operation has begun in Antarctica to rescue passengers from ice-bound … – BBC News

BBC NewsA Chinese helicopter arrived close to the vessel, bringing in a crew to assess the landing situation. The aircraft is expected to return within the hour to begin ferrying the first passengers out to another vessel. The Shokalskiy has been trapped since Christmas …Helicopter Rescue Delayed for Stranded Antarctic ShipVoice of AmericaPassenger Rescue From […]

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Antarctic ship passengers to be evacuated by helicopter – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldPassengers and crew stranded on a Russian scientific expedition ship trapped off Antarctica will be taken off the boat by helicopter once it stops raining, the expedition leader says. Thick ice, freezing winds and now rain have delayed the rescue after the ship …Icebound Antarctic Ship Awaits Helicopter RescueABC NewsAustralia Plans Evacuation of […]

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Akademik Shokolskiy rescue delayed by bad weather – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldRescue plans remain on ice. Plans to evacuate passengers from the stranded Akademik Shokolskiy have been delayed after a break in bad weather failed to eventuate on Tuesday morning. The Xue Long Chinese icebreaker sits in the ice pack unable to get …Bad Weather Impedes Antarctic Rescue MissionWall Street JournalBad weather thwarts rescue […]

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Bad Weather Impedes Antarctic Rescue Mission – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAn inquisitive Adelie Penguin next to the stranded ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, which is trapped in the ice at sea off Antarctica. AFP/Getty Images. SYDNEY—Snow showers, strong winds and poor visibility are hampering attempts to rescue dozens of …Aurora Australis abandons attempt to save Akademik Shokalskiy in AntarcticaSydney Morning HeraldWeather forces Australian icebreaker […]

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Australian icebreaker heading to ship trapped in Antarctic sea ice – CTV News

CTV NewsThe day after two other ships were forced to cut their rescue missions short, an Australian icebreaker is en route to a Russian research vessel that has been trapped in ice since Christmas. The Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis is making its way towards …Anxious wait for stranded Antarctic shipPakistan Daily TimesCracks in ice new […]

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Third icebreaker in route to rescue stranded Antarctic research team – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorA Chinese icebreaker that was en route to rescue a ship trapped in Antarctic ice was forced to turn back on Saturday after being unable to push its way through the heavy sea ice. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories …Icebreaker trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica also stonewalled by iceCNNStranded Antarctic […]

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Icebreakers speed toward stranded ship in Antarctica – CBS News

CBS NewsLOS ANGELES — Three icebreakers are speeding to rescue a ship carrying tourists and researchers that is trapped in thick ice in Antarctica. The ship has been stuck since Tuesday about 1,700 miles south of New Zealand. Passengers and crew aboard the …Ship trapped in Antarctica surrounded by iceNBCNews.comAntarctica researchers stuck after wind blows […]

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Icebreakers Rush To Free Russian Ship – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThree icebreaking vessels are on their way to reach a Russian ship that is trapped in ice off the coast of Antarctica. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said on December 26 it had received a distress message the previous day from the “Akademik …Time of celebration and worshipThe AustralianAntarctic rescue of ship trapped in […]

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Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Passengers on a Russian polar expedition ship off Antarctica are getting a whiter Christmas than they probably wanted. The MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships with ice-breaking …Russian Passenger Ship Trapped in Antarctic IceTIMEAntarctic tourist ship trapped by sea iceSydney Morning HeraldPassenger […]

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Melt Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet, Reservoir Trapped ‘Like The … – International Business Times

International Business TimesGreenland is home to the second largest sheet of ice in the world, behind Antarctica. Creative Commons. Scientists were blown away to find liquid water in one of the most unlikely of places. According to new analysis, trapped underneath the frozen landscape …‘Massive’ reservoir of melt water found under Greenland iceBBC NewsLiquid Water […]