In a global race for resources, China expands its polar footprint
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter stands down as Russian and Chinese ships break free
The Chinese icebreaker sent to help a stranded Russian ship has itself become stuck
Stuck since Christmas Eve, researchers and crew members of the icebound Russian research ship seemed to be in high spirits throughout their ordeal. Some broke down in tears, though, once they were safely away from the ice.
Passengers on MV Akademik Shokalskiy evacuated by helicopter to Australian icebreaker
This will be the fourth rescue attempt in a week to help passengers aboard the Russian vessel
While tweeting out good-natured Vines