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Apr 14, 2014 06:03 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A global ban on the chemicals that caused the Antarctic ozone hole was successful in staving off one in the Arctic.
Mar 13, 2014 12:37 PM ET // Tim Wall
Summer ice cover reductions may alter the base of the Antarctic ecosystem. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The Polar Star, America's only active polar icebreaker, has been dispatched to Commonwealth Bay Antarctica to free a Russian ship stuck in the ice. How do these huge ships work?
Dec 26, 2013 12:00 PM ET // AFP
A research vessel is stuck in ice off Antarctica, with 74 people aboard waiting to be rescued by Australian authorities.
Nov 21, 2013 06:15 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The recent birth of one of Earth's largest icebergs is caught from space. Continue reading →
Nov 20, 2013 06:00 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
NASA's Operation IceBridge is officially underway in Antarctica and researchers completed the mission's first science flight earlier this week.
Nov 5, 2013 08:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Tiny puffs of air from 1.5 million years ago may be locked inside bubbles in the ice nearly two miles beneath Antarctica's surface. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2013 05:37 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
In a few weeks, NASA's Operation IceBridge will take to the skies for its first mission in Antarctica monitoring ice sheets, glaciers and sea ice.
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