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US scientists stranded in Antarctica rescued – New York Post


New York Post

US scientists stranded in Antarctica rescued
New York Post
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A group of American scientists who were stranded in an ice-bound island off the northeastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula were rescued Sunday by an Argentine icebreaker, U.S. and Argentine authorities said Monday. The four
US scientists rescued in Antarctica by Argentina icebreakerABC News

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First-Ever IEA & IRENA Report: Early Action Needed To Prevent $10 Trillion In Stranded Fossil Fuel Assets

Early action in transitioning to a low-carbon energy sector is critical not only for keeping global warming to under 2°C, but also for minimizing the risks of additional stranded fossil fuel assets, which could amount to as much as an additional $ 10 trillion in assets by

First-Ever IEA & IRENA Report: Early Action Needed To Prevent $ 10 Trillion In Stranded Fossil Fuel Assets was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Australian ship with 68 aboard stranded off Antarctica – CNN


CNN

Australian ship with 68 aboard stranded off Antarctica
CNN
The episode occurred at the tail end of summer in Antarctica, though that doesn't mean anyone in their right mind would be lounging beachside in their bathing suits. To the contrary, high temperatures maxed out Thursday at 22.6 degrees Fahrenheit (-5.2 …
Australia icebreaker breaks moorings, runs aground in AntarcticaPress TV
Australia looks to US, China for help after icebreaker damaged in AntarcticaSydney Morning Herald
Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis runs aground in AntarcticaBBC News
The Guardian –Phys.Org –GCaptain
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Storm Desmond: army deployed to rescue stranded as flood defences fail – as it … – The Guardian


The Guardian

Storm Desmond: army deployed to rescue stranded as flood defences fail – as it
The Guardian
Over the last 24 hours, Scotland has faced torrential rain and severe winds. This has been most acute in the Borders, Dumfries and Galloway and Tayside, where some residents were evacuated and we know there has been some damage to property and …
Storm Desmond puts 'lives in danger' as Met Office issues red weather alertThe Independent
Defence Forces called in to help with extreme weatherNewstalk 106-108 fm
Extreme weather buffets UKNewstalk ZB
City A.M. –Irish Examiner –Daily Mail
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A Soviet Doctor Stranded in Antarctica Had to Cut Out His Own Appendix – Gizmodo


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A Soviet Doctor Stranded in Antarctica Had to Cut Out His Own Appendix
Gizmodo
In February 1961, Leonid Rogozov was one of 12 men wintering at a new Soviet base in Antarctica. He was also their only doctor. So when he came down with a bad case of appendicitis, well, there was only thing to do really: He had to remove the appendix …
The man who cut out his own appendix on isolated Antarctica tripIrish Independent
The man who cut out his own appendixBBC News

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Hundreds Of Travelers Stranded As Flights Canceled Due To Extreme Weather … – CBS Local


CBS Local

Hundreds Of Travelers Stranded As Flights Canceled Due To Extreme Weather
CBS Local
DETROIT (WWJ) – There have been hundreds of flight cancellations and delays across the country Thursday because of snowy weather on the east coast. Anna McAllister of East Lansing told WWJ's Sandra McNeill that her trip to New York was supposed to …

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Bad weather thwarts rescue of stranded Antarctica ship – NBCNews.com (blog)


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Bad weather thwarts rescue of stranded Antarctica ship
NBCNews.com (blog)
Weather conditions thwarted efforts of a third rescue vessel attempting to approach a trapped research ship in Antarctica on Monday, officials reported. Snow showers and high winds made it impossible for the Aurora Australis to approach the MV Akademic 
'Morale high' on stranded Antarctica shipBBC News
Second Icebreaker Nears Ship Stranded Off AntarcticaNew York Times
Helicopter rescue possible for ship stuck off AntarcticaUSA TODAY
Reuters –Washington Times
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To minimize environmental damage, U.S. opts to lift stranded ship from Tubbataha

In an effort to minimize environmental damage, officials of the United States Navy opted to lift the stranded minesweeper USS Guardian from Tubbataha Reef off Palawan.
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Stranded ship threatens protected reef

A foreign cargo ship is stranded on the protected Bakud Reef off Sarangani province and may be stuck for three weeks, raising fears of environmental damage, authorities said.
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