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  1. Combustible ice extracted from seabed

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Mainland scientists have extracted samples of combustible ice- a vast potential energy source- from below the floor of the South China Sea, a central government agency announced ... that on the morning of May 1, China for the first time succeeded in collecting samples of combustible ice from the northern part of the South China Sea. China has spent nine years and 500 million yuan ...

  2. Warm reception by children as Games mascots skate on thin ice

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong Vancouver Don't tell Dawn Roberts' niece or nephew, but she has their Christmas presents picked out. She's giving them stuffed animals that don't exist in real life, but instead roam the cruel and unforgiving world of Olympic mascots. Miga the sea bear, Quatchi the Sasquatch, and Sumi the thunderbird were only unveiled last week by the Vancouver ...

  3. The ice breakers

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Japan in almost seven years when he embarked on what he called his 'ice-melting' trip. Some analysts dismissed the visit as symbolic, giving a perception of warming ties rather than helping resolve bilateral disputes over historical events or the exploration of resources such as natural gas in the East China Sea. But Mr Wen's publicity stunts- jogging in public parks, ...

  4. Historic fort in the harbour faces a deadly enemy - the sea

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... threat to its existence. It is under assault from sea spray, the pounding of waves and the prospect of rising sea levels caused by global warming and the melting of the ice caps. This week ... and do immense damage at a time when Sydney did not even know that Britain was at war with another sea power,' Australian historian Geoffrey Blainey wrote. The feared tsarist invasion never ...

  5. Viking adventures upon the high seas

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... but there are even worse things waiting for him across the seas. Peer's life is passing peacefully in Trollsvik. He gets on very well with the family who adopted him, and the trolls who live nearby seem ... but to volunteer to go on the voyage himself. The sea journey to Vinland is not what Peer and Hilde expect it to be. The ship's crew is friendly enough, but it soon becomes obvious that Captain Gunnar ...

  6. Transforming sea of mud into a theatre of dreams

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... can be removed and replaced with anything from timber to ice. 'It is multi-purpose. We want to have everything from NBA basketball games, to boxing world title fights. From tennis matches ...

  7. 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 ... and extends offshore is melting and contributing to rising sea levels. The potential for global catastrophe is clear. The world's only two continental ice sheets, Antarctica and Greenland, ...

  8. the mixer

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... 3 shots orange juice Mix all the fruit and juice in a blender with ice. Add vodka and Drambuie for a final spin then pour into a tall straight glass and garnish with a strawberry. Sea Breeze ... a trendy bar so we focus on easier-to-make classic and fruity cocktails,' says bar manager Matthew Hill. 'Drinks like the Sea Breeze and our own Punch and Judy are ideal coolers on a hot ...

  9. Call for ice hockey girls to join the fun

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Meanwhile, in the other SAR... It's rough, it's tough and it's cold, but if you ask Noel Lio, it is great fun. The 15-year-old is part of the Mystiks Macau women's ice hockey team that was launched in the former Portuguese enclave last year. Noel said she learned to skate when she was about six years old and never really thought about taking up ...

  10. Mega rink heralds start of new ice age

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... starting with this week's World Ice Hockey Fives, a recreational tournament featuring 1,100 players in 60 teams from 15 countries. 'It's the first time it's five-on-five,' tournament director Keith Fong said. 'Every other year it's been four-on-four.' Despite the change in the number of players on the ice, the organisers decided to retain the original ...




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