Sea ice

Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy is trapped in thick Antarctic ice, 1,500 nautical miles south of Hobart, Australia, Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Australasian Antarctic Expedition/Footloose Fotography, Andrew Peacock)

Icebound ship in Antarctica edges closer to rescue

SYDNEY (AP) — A ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue on Friday, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to the icebound vessel. […]

12/27/2013

This image provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center shows the Arctic sea ice extent on Sept. 13, 2013 in white. The orange-colored border surrounding it shows the median extent for Sept. 13 from 1981-2010. (AP Photo/National Snow and Ice Data Center)

Arctic sea ice 6th lowest, but rebounds from 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level, but that’s much higher than last year’s record low. The ice cap at the North Pole […]

09/20/2013

Arctic ice shrinks to all-time low; half 1980 size

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists say the amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank to an all-time low this year, smashing old records for the critical climate indicator. The ice cap at the North Pole […]

09/19/2012

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