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Chinese Rescue Ship Escapes Antarctic Ice

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese icebreaker that became trapped last week after coming to the rescue of a Russian research ship stuck in heavy sea ice in An...

Unidentified Life Form Found In Antarctic Lake Could Hold Clues About Life Beyond Earth | Posted 03.08.2013 | Weird News

After drilling through 2.3 miles of ice at Antarctica's Lake Vostok, Russian scientists discover unidentified bacteria that could help to explain life...

Antarctica Cruise Gets Stuck In Ice, Trapping 100 Tourists

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — A Russian icebreaker carrying over 100 tourists, scientists and journalists on a cruise around Antarctica was struggling to free itself...

The Stash Of Whiskey In Antarctica

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAPE ROYDS, Antarctica : This spit of black volcanic rock that juts out along the coast of Antarctica is an inhospitable place. Temperatures drop belo...

Something Strange is Happening at the Coldest, Driest Place on Earth

Todd Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Carmichael

For someone who has experienced "freaky weather" in the Antarctic up close and personal, reports this week that baby Antarctic penguins are freezing to death due to "freak rain storms," came as no surprise.

Terrorists or Heroes? Sea Shepherd Fights for Marine Life

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

There's nothing like a few photos of clubbed seals to get the crowd all hot and bothered -- but is this really the best way?

Canadian Cruise Ship Evacuated After Hitting Submerged Ice Off Antarctica

AP | BILL CORMIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Canadian cruise ship struck submerged ice off Antarctica and began sinking, but all 154 passengers and crew, Americans and Britons among them, took ...