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. … Read More

US Vessel to Aid Ships Stranded in Antarctica – New York Times

New York TimesTAISHAN, China — Australian officials have asked an American icebreaker to help with the rescue of Chinese and Russian vessels that are surrounded by ice floes in Antarctica, … Read More

Antarctic rescue: US ice-breaker to help stuck ships – BBC News

BBC NewsA US ice-breaker is to help two ships that are stuck in thick ice in Antarctica following a rescue mission. The Polar Star has been asked to cut a … Read More

US Icebreaker to Rescue 2 Ships in Antarctica – ABC News

ABC NewsA U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker will leave Australia for Antarctica on Sunday to rescue more than 120 crew members aboard two icebreakers trapped in pack ice near the … Read More

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 … Read More

Rescued Antarctic Passengers Resume Journey Home – ABC News

ABC NewsAn Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home on Saturday after it was halted for a second … Read More

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 … Read More

Passengers Rescued From Trapped Ship in Antarctic – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA helicopter from the Chinese icebreaker Xue Long picking up the first batch of passengers from the Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, trapped by Antarctic sea ice since … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Rescue underway for icebound ship in Antarctica – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A long-awaited rescue of passengers on board a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice for more than a week finally got under … Read More

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 … Read More

‘Morale high’ on stranded Antarctica ship – BBC News

BBC NewsMorale among the scientists and research volunteers – or tourists – of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2013 is surprisingly high. A new year is fast approaching and although that … Read More

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 … Read More

Helicopter rescue possible for ship stuck off Antarctica – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe passengers and some of the crew on a Russian-flagged research ship stranded in ice off Antarctica will be evacuated by a Chinese helicopter once weather permits, the Russian … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Help on the way for ship stranded off Antarctica – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe fate of the latest rescue attempt for an Australian science team whose cruise ship became trapped in ice off Antarctica on Christmas Day could be determined within hours, … Read More

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 … Read More

So close, yet so far: Rescue boat unable to reach trapped ship in Antarctica – CNN

CNN(CNN) — After nearly a week trapped by deep Antarctic ice, the 74 passengers aboard an expedition vessel could soon be freed. But based on the troubles of the last … Read More

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 … Read More

Icebreaker sent to rescue ship trapped near Antarctica can’t penetrate ice – Fox News

Fox NewsA Chinese icebreaker boat trying to eat through a dense ice block in Antarctica to rescue 74 people trapped on a ship since Christmas Day has had to halt … Read More

Icebound Ship in Antarctica Edges Closer to Rescue – ABC News

ABC NewsA ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue on Friday, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More