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Czech-Polish expedition sets off on yacht for Antarctica

Zak is a member of the Czech Antarctic Polar Fund in support of Antarctic research, whose co-founder Dusan Jamny represents the Czech Republic in the expedition. The sailing to the Bay of Whales may last about 100 days. In the past, the bay on ... Ceskenoviny, 1 week ago
Tuesday news briefing Dec. 16, 2014 Prague Post, 1 month ago
Friday news briefing Dec. 16, 2014 Prague Post, 1 month ago

Chilean scientists launch major scientific expedition in Antarctica

A team of Chilean experts has launched a major scientific expedition at the Union Glacier base, located at 1,080 kilometers (671 miles) from the South Pole, to carry out 13 projects with the logistical support of the armed forces. "In all, eight ...
 Fox News Latino2 months ago

Less than a week after Soviet Arctic scientist Nikolai Yevgenov returned from a gruelling expedition across unforgiving icy deserts, he was taken from his home in the middle of the night by the notorious secret police.

By The St. Petersburg Times Published: November 17, 2014 (Issue # 1837) While Western polar explorers became household names, many of their Soviet counterparts were sent to labor camps. Photo: Yevgenov family archive / Memorial While Western ...
 St. Petersburg Times Russia2 months ago
Professional Adviser

Cancer survivor adviser reaches South Pole on awareness expedition

A financial adviser who survived cancer three times has completed an expedition to the South Pole, in a bid to raise awareness of health issues and the importance of protection. Patrick McIntosh, director at Surrey-based financial planning firm ...
 Professional Adviser6 days ago Aegon supports polar expedition  Actuarial Post1 month ago Adviser who survived cancer three times embarks on polar expedition  Professional Adviser1 month ago
World Maritime News

Engine Troubles Cut Polarstern's Mission Short

zoom Polarstern The German research icebreaker Polarstern will end its current expedition to the Antarctic earlier than planned due to hydraulic problems in the port engine, Alfred Wegener Institute informed. The ship is scheduled to return to ...
 World Maritime News2 weeks ago

World record holding Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition goes to auction

The auction silly season is fast approaching and thousands of the world's most expensive and most desirable vehicles are heading for Scottsdale Arizona to be auctioned in mid-January. If youre a petrolhead with seven figures of disposable cash, ...
 Gizmag3 weeks ago
Forbes India

The whales of Baja California

Image: Mark Carwardine / Barcroft Media / An aerial view of a whale getting close to a boat in the Sea of Cortez in the Gulf of California L ike Herman Melville's Captain Ahab, I too was in search of a whale. But it was a blue whale, ...
 Forbes India4 days ago

Glaciers melting from the bottom is not good news

How many more surprises can we handle? It seems that every time we look we find more bad news. This one certainly surprises me. Scientists Drill through 2,400 Feet of Antarctic Ice for Climate Clues. cientists have drilled into one of the most ...
 Daily Kos5 days ago
Earth Magazine

Down to Earth With: Glaciologist Lonnie Thompson

Lonnie Thompson at Qori Kalis Glacier in the Peruvian Andes in 2000. Credit: Tom Nash, courtesy of Lonnie Thompson. As a child growing up in Gassaway, W.Va., Lonnie Thompso n was poor. When his father died while Thompson was a senior in high ...
 Earth Magazine1 week ago

Qantas jumbo 747-400 jet's spectacular southern journey over Antarctica

Qantas jumbo 747-400 jet's spectacular southern journey over Antarctica Midnight flight: Ice bergs break off the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica on New Year's Eve. Photo: Steve Meacham A perfect start to another New Year: View of Antarctica from the ...
 Blacktown Sun3 weeks ago
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