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Fire at Antarctica station kills 2 Brazilian sailorsupdated: Sat Feb 25 2012 22:23:00

Two Brazilian sailors died and one was injured Saturday after a fire broke out at a naval research station in Antarctica, authorities reported

Remixing on the shoulders of giants: To DJ Spooky, everything's connectedupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 10:50:00

As a living space, Paul D. Miller's Lower Manhattan studio apartment is fairly sparse: futon on the floor, tiny kitchen, couch and a couple chairs, all crammed into a single elongated room overlooking the street.

Sea Shepherd: Whalers attack with grappling hooksupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 06:18:00

Three anti-whaling activists were injured in a clash with Japanese whalers off the coast of Antarctica on Wednesday when the Japanese crew used grappling hooks against pursuit boats, the conservation group Sea Shepherd said in statement.

War over whaling in Japanupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 06:18:00

Sea Shepherd president Paul Watson discusses Japan's plans to resume whaling.

Strong earthquake hits off Antarctica's coastupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 06:05:00

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of Antarctica, prompting a warning that there was a "small possibility" it could trigger a tsunami.

Three dead in fire on S Korean fishing vesselupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 02:05:00

A U.S. research vessel was expected to reach a stricken South Korean ship near Antarctica on Wednesday evening after a fire raged through the fishing vessel killing three seamen and severely injuring two others.

South Pole engineer stranded after stroke focuses on restoring full visionupdated: Sat Oct 29 2011 08:20:00

An American engineer who was stranded in the South Pole for weeks after suffering a stroke will be discharged from a Maryland hospital Saturday, the woman told reporters.

Superyacht sailors seek new thrills with ice sailingupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 12:07:00

Every year, thousands of yachts owners head to warmer waters to escape the bitter cold of winter. But it seems that for some adventurous owners and charter guests, the balmy air of the Mediterranean and Caribbean no longer hold the same allure, and they are swapping palm trees for penguins in a quest for the ultimate sailing experience -- ice cruising.

Emperor penguin that lost its way is released back into native watersupdated: Sun Sep 04 2011 17:15:00

An emperor penguin that lost its way from Antarctica more than two months ago was released back into his native Southern Ocean waters Sunday.

Lost emperor penguin found full of sand in New Zealand recoveringupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:00:00

An emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from Antarctica with a bellyful of sand is recovering after an endoscopy Monday, a New Zealand zoo official said.

'Happy Feet' recovering from surgeryupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:00:00

The emperor penguin that made its way to New Zealand survived a surgery to remove twigs, stones and sand from its belly.

Antarctic ozone hole affecting weather in tropics, new study saysupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 10:16:00

The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is affecting weather patterns across the entire Southern Hemisphere, according to a new scientific study.

Antarctica cruise cut short after ship hits rockupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 13:44:00

It's an adventure the passengers on an Antarctic cruise hadn't bargained for when they signed up for a voyage to the icy continent.

Antarctic helicopter crash kills four French nationalsupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 08:44:00

Four French nationals aboard a helicopter that crashed in Antarctica did not survive, rescuers said Saturday.

Rescue on of U.S. man in Antarcticaupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 00:16:00

New Zealand's air force has gone to the rescue of a sick American -- in Antarctica.

An eco-friendly family adventure across the worldupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 06:23:00

Traveling around the world with children is difficult enough, but attempting it without using motorized transport is even more of a challenge.

Giant iceberg heading toward Australiaupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 10:20:00

A massive iceberg -- more than twice the size of New York's Manhattan island -- is drifting slowly toward Australia, scientists said Wednesday.

Climate change affects Boliviansupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 09:40:00

Bolivian glaciers are disappearing leaving communities devastated. UNTV's Andi Gitow reports.

Sea level rise could cost port cities $28 trillionupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 09:40:00

A possible rise in sea levels by 0.5 meters by 2050 could put at risk more than $28 trillion worth of assets in the world's largest coastal cities, according to a report compiled for the insurance industry.

NASA flights will study Antarctic ice changesupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 14:57:00

NASA plans to launch next week the first of 17 planned flights to study changes in Antarctic ice and collect data that may help scientists better predict the consequences of those changes, officials said Thursday.

Money Magazine: Where to stash $10,000updated: Tue Jul 14 2009 05:54:00

Question: If you had $10,000 to invest for short-term growth, what would you invest it in? My wife and I feel that our everyday savings are sitting stagnant. Our hope is that there is a wise financial adventure to be had by allocating a portion of this account to something new. Any suggestions? --Stuart, Trussville, Alabama

The worst breakup lines everupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 09:49:00

Nowhere is the difference between men and women so glaring as when it comes down to the demise of a relationship. Specifically, the unexpected, unwanted, one-sided break-up otherwise known as the dumping.

Scientists track penguin poop from spaceupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 07:44:00

Call it a case of high tech meeting low tech, really the lowest of tech.

Seals and robotic subs monitor Antarctic climate changeupdated: Fri Apr 10 2009 12:08:00

Elephant seals equipped with electronic tags and robotic mini submarines using sonar were just two projects during the International Polar Year (IPY) that aimed to investigate the effects of global warming in polar regions.

Clinton calls for stricter Antarctic tourism limitsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 15:28:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for tighter controls over tourism and other forms of pollution in Antarctica Monday, arguing for greater global cooperation to help preserve the continent's environmental and scientific research value.

Treaty to protect Antarcticupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 15:28:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Antarctic Treaty is vital to protecting the environment.

Large ice shelf expected to break from Antarcticaupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 15:04:00

A large ice shelf is "imminently" close to breaking away from part of the Antarctic Peninsula, scientists said Friday.

The polar explorer searching for green warriorsupdated: Sun Mar 22 2009 21:58:00

Robert Swan's life reads like a boy's own adventure tale with a modern eco-twist.

Cruise ship grounded off Antarctica coastupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 10:52:00

The owners of a cruise ship that ran aground in Marguerite Bay, Antarctica, are hoping high tide will dislodge the ship Wednesday, a company statement said.

Global warming hits Antarctica, study findsupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 02:27:00

Antarctica is warming in line with the rest of the world, according to a new study on climate change in Antarctica.

Ice shelf close to collapseupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 02:27:00

Chunks of Antarctic ice the size of shopping malls are breaking off, and scientists are worried. CNN's Tim Lister reports.

Data pins polar warming blame on humansupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 06:43:00

Scientists think they have uncovered conclusive proof that human activity is responsible for rising temperatures in both polar regions.

The Spirit of ... Adventureupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 10:30:00

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

'Man vs. Wild' host injured in Antarctic expeditionupdated: Sun Dec 07 2008 20:59:00

Adventurer and TV show host Bear Grylls injured his shoulder in Antarctica during an expedition to raise money for an international charity, the Discovery Channel said Sunday.

Passengers removed from cruise ship stranded off Antarcticaupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 17:16:00

All 122 people aboard a cruise ship stranded off Antarctica have been evacuated and are "in perfect health," the Chilean navy said Friday.

Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on Antarctic coastupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 20:43:00

A cruise ship carrying 122 people was stranded Thursday on the coast of Antarctica after striking ice, officials said.

Awe-inspiring Antarcticaupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 13:13:00

Like many people, I have a "bucket list." It's something along the lines of the "top-10-things-to-see-or-do-before-you-die" lists published on travel Web sites.

Antarctica's hidden depths to be exploredupdated: Thu Oct 30 2008 10:41:00

An international team of researchers plans to head to Antarctica later this year to begin a four-year project exploring some of the last uncharted regions on Earth.

Ozone hole grows in 2008updated: Tue Oct 07 2008 11:37:00

The ozone hole over Antarctica in 2008 is larger in both size and ozone loss than last year, but not as large as in 2006, the European Space Agency said Tuesday.

Rare fossil discovered in Antarcticupdated: Thu Jul 24 2008 10:50:00

A new fossil discovery provides evidence that the Antarctic continent was once much warmer than today and may have been able to sustain life.

Time.com: Baby Penguins Showing Up Dead in Brazilupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 21:00:00

Hundreds of baby penguins swept from the icy shores of Antarctica and Patagonia are washing up dead on Rio de Janeiro's tropical beaches, rescuers and penguin experts said Friday

Time.com: Ailing Penguins Signal Sea Problemsupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 10:00:00

The dwindling march of the penguins is signaling that the world's oceans are in trouble, scientists now say

Time.com: Robots Could Soon Wander Antarcticaupdated: Thu May 29 2008 11:00:00

Robotic rovers have patrolled deep space and the deepest seas, but scientists are still struggling to create drones that can overcome the multiple challenges of exploring Antarctica

A timeline of climate change scienceupdated: Wed May 14 2008 06:36:00

Climatology was once a small and often overlooked branch of science. But important discoveries made as early as the 19th century have contributed to what is the most important field of scientific study in the world today. Listed below are some key dates in climate change history.

Ice shelf collapse: What does it mean?updated: Sat Mar 29 2008 09:40:00

From krill to king crabs, the collapse of a 160-square-mile portion of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica could mean many changes for wildlife at the bottom of the world.

Climate change 'very real'updated: Sat Mar 29 2008 09:40:00

The Extreme Ice Survey founder says the crumbling ice shelf in Antarctica is proof that global warming is 'very real.'

Massive ice shelf on verge of breakupupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 19:36:00

Some 220 square miles (570 square kilometers) of ice has collapsed in Antarctica and an ice shelf about the size of Connecticut is "hanging by a thread," the British Antarctic Survey has said, blaming global warming.

Ice shelf hanging by a threadupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 04:29:00

The British Antarctic Survey says an ice shelf is breaking off the Antarctic peninsula because of global warming.

Whalers, activists clash in Antarcticaupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 07:55:00

Japanese whalers and anti-whaling activists clashed in the waters near Antarctica on Friday, with each side offering conflicting accounts of the confrontation -- the second between the two boats in a week.

Time.com: Is it Getting Too Warm for Penguins? updated: Tue Feb 12 2008 14:00:00

A new study finds that rising temperatures are in danger of wiping out the king penguins of Antarctica

Japan resumes Antarctic whale huntupdated: Fri Feb 01 2008 05:58:00

Japan has resumed whaling in the waters near Antarctica -- only days after groups hoping to stop it left the area, Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade told CNN on Friday.

Time.com: Did Insects Kill the Dinosaurs?updated: Thu Jan 10 2008 18:00:00

Two new studies throw some doubt into the conventional wisdom of what the Earth was like when dinosaurs roamed it

Time.com: UN Climate Chief to Visit Antarcticaupdated: Tue Jan 08 2008 19:00:00

The next report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should deal with the "frightening" possibility that both Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets start melting at the same time, the chief U.N. climate scientist said Tuesday

Whaling controversyupdated: Wed Dec 19 2007 21:35:00

Clashes between Japanese whalers and protesters could be deadly. Nine News Australia's Mark Burrows reports.

Passengers, crew flee shipupdated: Tue Nov 27 2007 11:26:00

Survivors talk about their escape from the Explorer, which sank in waters off Antarctica. CNN's Emily Chang reports.

Ship sinks off Antarcticaupdated: Sat Nov 24 2007 03:36:00

More than 150 passengers and crew aboard a sinking ship in the Antarctic, which is believed to have collided with an iceberg, have been rescued to safety, officials said.

Ice rips hull of cruise shipupdated: Sat Nov 24 2007 03:36:00

More than 150 passengers were rescued from a sinking ship believed to have hit an iceberg. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

Balloon-telescope snaps photos of sunupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 13:10:00

You don't need a rocket to send scientific instruments into space. A really big balloon works just as well, according to an international research team that plans to take a closer-than-ever look at the sun.

Time.com: The British Are Coming -- to Antarcticaupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 15:00:00

As nations jockey for the North Pole, London starts a race for the South, just in case there are minerals to exploit

Antarctica: On thin iceupdated: Wed May 02 2007 06:38:00

Iceberg Alley is an aptly named narrow channel on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Antarctica: March of the touristsupdated: Tue Mar 27 2007 07:47:00

Antarctica is the coldest, driest and windiest place in the world but during the high summer, it can feel decidedly mild.

Leaping into the future updated: Mon Jan 29 2007 06:31:00

"I never think of the future" Albert Einstein once said, "It comes soon enough". But at the beginning of the 21st Century even the great scientist might have been taken aback by the pace of scientific and engineering advances of recent times.

DV-Delightfulupdated: Fri Dec 15 2006 12:08:00

Its full name is the Digital Versatile Disc, and it certainly lives up to the billing.

An insider's guide to penguinsupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 05:36:00

They're cute, furry and flightless, but they've been accused of being behind "far left propaganda," and knocking the world's deadliest spy his box office perch. Here we explain the penguin phenomenon taking the world by storm.

The day in numbers: 1.8 kilometersupdated: Wed Nov 08 2006 05:47:00

About 100 icebergs from Antarctica are floating towards New Zealand. The naturally occurring -- but rare -- phenomena pose a major threat to international shipping.

CNNMoney: The Arctic: Oil's last frontierupdated: Wed Sep 27 2006 10:23:00

Nothing says hot like an Arctic bidding war.

FSB: Globe trottersupdated: Wed Jun 14 2006 14:05:00

David Kuhnau was 75 miles into a 100-mile leg of a race in Antarctica when the blizzard struck. His lungs were already burning, his feet were covered with open blisters inside his trail shoes, and ...

Money Magazine: Cruises Without Crowdsupdated: Thu Mar 23 2006 10:27:00

Some people love a cruise. Some people would rather get a root canal. If you're in the latter group, it may be because the word cruise brings to mind images of thousands of people lining up for the...

Corporate thrills reach new highsupdated: Wed Jul 13 2005 05:44:00

When it comes to corporate hospitality, companies are constantly trying to outmaneuver each other.

Antarctic concept vehicle unveiledupdated: Thu Jun 23 2005 06:35:00

An innovative Antarctic exploration vehicle has been unveiled by London's Royal College of Art and the British Antarctic Survey.

Review: Enjoyable trip to 'Madagascar'updated: Fri May 27 2005 10:09:00

Leave it to four zoo animals to do justice to one of the most formulaic of movie genres, the fish-out-of-water story -- and do it with an energy that would make Warner Bros. animators like Tex Avery proud.

Space habitat headed for Antarcticaupdated: Wed Sep 15 2004 08:44:00

A new research station at the bottom of the world may give future Antarctica researchers some special treats like living above ground and looking out a window.

Athlete: Antarctic swim 'beautiful and harsh'updated: Mon May 03 2004 09:03:00

Lynne Cox, author of "Swimming to Antarctica," is an endurance and cold water swimmer. She has broken numerous records and was the first person to swim around the Cape of Good Hope, off the southern tip of Africa. Doctors have been studying Cox to determine how and why she's able to swim in frigid temperatures.

Select few redefine human abilitiesupdated: Mon May 03 2004 09:02:00

To the average person, swimming a mile in the frigid waters off Antarctica, diving more than 500 feet on a single breath, or climbing the world's highest mountains without the help of extra oxygen would be deadly.

Fortune: WHY KIDS LOVE COMPUTER NETS Using technology to escape the bounds of the classroom, children are learning to work in ways you neupdated: Mon Sep 20 1993 00:01:00

THE RALPH BUNCHE public school sits squarely in Harlem, surrounded by the splintered glass and concrete trappings of inner-city life. Nearby avenues echo with police sirens, blaring music, and angr...

Fortune: TECHNOLOGY TO WATCH MASS-PRODUCING NATURE'S SUNSCREEN A breakthrough in genetic engineering could ease the rising risk of skin cupdated: Mon Jun 01 1992 00:01:00

Scientists expect an ozone hole to open up in the Northern Hemisphere. The big one over Antarctica, discovered in 1985, is still growing. Both threaten life forms from plankton to man in parts of S...

Money Magazine: '92 TRAVEL CALENDAR Around the globe, from Antarctica to Assisi, here are the absolutely best places to visit each month this yeupdated: Wed Jan 01 1992 00:01:00

Welcome to a year of fabulous travel bargains. Business has been lackluster throughout 1991, with occupancy rates at U.S. resorts now hovering at 66%, down from 69% in 1990, and with business trave...

Fortune: JAPAN'S STORES HAVE EVERYTHINGupdated: Mon Mar 13 1989 00:01:00

At one of Tokyo's three Seibu department stores, you can buy Clinique cosmetics on the first floor and scuba-diving lessons in the basement. Says store planning manager Tokio Arai: ''Now a customer...

Fortune: RUSHING TO THE END OF THE EARTHupdated: Mon Aug 29 1988 00:01:00

Bored with Amazon rain forests, Indonesian temples, and the Great Barrier Reef? Jaded travelers, take heart: Antarctica awaits. It's among the most chic destinations because getting there is expens...

Fortune: FORTUNE Magazine contents page AUGUST 29, 1988 VOL. 118, NO. 5 updated: Mon Aug 29 1988 00:01:00

PROFILE/ COVER STORY IACOCCA 38 Here' s what he didn' t say in his two best- sellers. The bare- knuckle Chrysler chief executive talks with characteristic candor about some good times shared with H...

Fortune: An Idea That Refreshes, The Beauty and the Beast in Management, Love in the Post Office, and Other Matters. A Problem Even Biggeupdated: Mon Aug 19 1985 00:01:00

than Antarctica ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The 21st meeting of the Organization of African Unity ended . . . a day earlier than planned. The African leaders spent Friday night reviewing draft resolut...

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