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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?
Aug 19, 2013 10:33 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
More than four hundred years after explorers first perished in its icy grip, the Northern Sea Route is 'open for business.' Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2013 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Shipwrecks are remarkably well preserved in the Antarctic, but dead whales tend to disappear there. Scientists have just found out why. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2013 11:46 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
As sea ice melts, the Navy and Coast Guard prepare for increased shipping in the Arctic region. Continue reading →
Feb 14, 2013 11:39 AM ET // Christina Reed
City pollution from cars smogging your view? Have a look at what ships are doing. ->