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?
More than four hundred years after explorers first perished in its icy grip, the Northern Sea Route is 'open for business.' Continue reading →
Shipwrecks are remarkably well preserved in the Antarctic, but dead whales tend to disappear there. Scientists have just found out why. Continue reading →
As sea ice melts, the Navy and Coast Guard prepare for increased shipping in the Arctic region. Continue reading →
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