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  1. While we're at New Year parties, Dutch 'iceman' will be chilling

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei Anyone who fears the icy blast of the winter monsoon should talk to Wim Hof. He holds the Guinness world record for immersion in ice- one hour and 44 minutes set this year- and he plans to extend that by six minutes tomorrow. 'I feel OK,' ...

  2. Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Wicks

    ... Rebecca Wicks What is it? An almighty US$1.5 billion project that opened recently in Dubai. With 1,539 rooms in a resort that sprawls over 46 hectares, Atlantis, The Palm, offers an open-air marine centre packed with dolphins, 17 restaurants, a host of lu ...

  3. HK adventurers end up in a hole lot of trouble

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron After a brush with death, trio airlifted from ill-fated trek An intrepid trio set off across the Greenland ice cap in the steps of Fridtjof Nansen, inspired by the Norwegian explorer's battle cry, 'Death or the west coast'. But th ...

  4. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Scientists warn of ‘unstoppable’ ice melt in Antarctica’s Wilkes Basin

    Posted May 05th 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... years for ice in the Wilkes Basin to empty as gravity pulled the ice seawards. "It sounds plausible," Tony Payne, a professor of glaciology at Bristol University who was not involved ...

  5. History frozen in time

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck For scientists who are studying the earth's climate history, the answer lies in the ice. Many kilometres below the surface, tiny bubbles of air and the chemicals in the ice can tell us how cold it was thousands of years ago, and how muc ...

  6. Glaciers

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Rivers of ice A glacier is a big body of ice that moves across land. The word comes from the Latin glacies, which means ice. The Chinese word for them means?ice river?. They cover about 10 per cent of all the land in the world. But ...

  7. The journey home

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Silent Sound has turned the corner and we're heading south and towards home. Soon we will again cross the Arctic Circle, marking the official end of the Northwest Passage and an important milestone in our journey. But home is still a mo ...

  8. Ice poses a tough challenge

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck If someone tells you they are going sailing, you usually imagine them jumping off the bow for a swim and enjoying the sun. Aboard the Silent Sound on our way to the Arctic, we're thinking about ice. Sailing through the Northwest Passage ...

  9. Go earlier in the year, Arctic explorer advises

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Expeditions across Greenland are now best made in the early summer thanks to global warming over recent years, says leading Arctic explorer Ben Saunders. The British long-distance skier, who has made three expeditions to the North Pole, said the ...

  10. Temperatures keep rising

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Ellen Whyte During each interglacial period there are mini ice ages and interglacials. At the end of the last ice age, temperatures started to rise. By 4,000BC the Earth was about two degrees Celsius hotter than it is today. This period was then followed ...




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