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  1. News - China

    China poles apart on missions to Arctic and Antarctic

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Beijing's missions to the Antarctic have an economic motive, but those to the Arctic signal its concern about the consequences of climate change ... movie The Day After Tomorrow showed the deadly consequences of ice-melting in the Arctic with stunning visual effects. The film was based on the theory that the melting ice, by changing ...

  2. An ill wind blows across the Arctic

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... warming. Five nations are competing to claim ownership of the Arctic, a region rich with natural resources. Media last week reported that Russian Natural Resources Minister Yuri Trutnev planned to file an ownership claim to the United Nations this year covering the rich resources of the Arctic seabed. Mr Trutnev said the polar region was an extension of Siberia. It is Russia's ...

  3. Laying claim to the Arctic's frozen assets

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer At the beginning of this month, remote-controlled mini-submarines planted a Russian flag on the Arctic seabed at the North Pole, symbolically claiming the Lomonosov Ridge, ... seabed resources all the way to the North Pole. Days later, Danish scientists headed for the Arctic to gather evidence for their claim that the Lomonosov Ridge is actually an extension ...

  4. Antarctica or Arctic, protect and preserve

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the agreements did not cover: the Arctic. Melting ice as a result of global warming has meant the opening of new sea lanes and a report that the seabed could contain as much as 25 per cent ... ownership of the Arctic, but oil exploration will damage the pristine area, while the emissions that are caused when oil is burned to produce electricity and power vehicles will contribute further ...

  5. Out of the vodka freezer into Arctic adventure

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... and Steve 'Fire Starter' Wright, 36- for their adventures in the extremes of the Arctic. 'The polar region was unlike anywhere else we had been,' said Minnigh, an American ... to traverse frozen waters marked their passage. The round-trip covered about 300km of Arctic wasteland- a twilight zone of white expanse where the sun hugged the horizon day and night. Freezing ...

  6. press play

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... in the Arctic. Polar-bear divorce rates, according to the video, are inextricably linked to the world's environmental concerns. ...

  7. Rebecca Lee- Graphic designer and polar researcher

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Arctic, Antarctica and Mount Everest. 'But this is my life. I do it my way.' Formerly a successful graphic designer, who worked for Cathay Pacific's in-flight magazine for 10 years, ... was amazed by the beauty of the environment, and also very proud of our country's achievements,' says Lee, who is the founder of China Polar Museum Foundation and has been to the Arctic 10 ...

  8. Fancy a dip?

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Tanganyika sardine. fab fact! Scientists talk about 'lake retention time', the amount of time it takes for water to flow in and out of a particular lake. Lake Vostok lies under the Arctic ice sheet in Russia and has the longest lake retention time. The water that flows in there doesn't flow out again for one million years! compare! The Arctic Ocean is the smallest ...

  9. The hot issue of a melting Antarctica

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. Antarctica is currently controversial for two reasons. First, as sea ice recedes around the North Pole, countries bordering the Arctic Ocean are making ...

  10. Antarctic challenge

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cracks on the ice due to global warming,' said Dr Lee, the first woman to reach the Earth's three poles (the Arctic, Antarctic and Mount Everest). 'Dome A is the continent's ...




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