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Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'
  52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter  Passengers on board a research ship that has been trapped in ice are expected to be rescued by helicopter after icebreakers failed to reach the vessel   Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation  An operation has begun in Antarctica to rescue passengers from the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. A Chinese helicopter arrived All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice

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  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker
 The Russian-flagged MV Akademik Shokalskiy got stuck in unusually thick ice
  The Chinese ice-breaker that helped rescue passengers stranded on the Akademik Shokalskiy vessel in Antarctica may now itself be stuck
  An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home
  Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica  A U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker left for Antarctica on Sunday to rescue more than 120 crew members aboard two icebreakers Jan.7     Antarctic ships escape from ice trap
  The Russian research ship Akademik Shokalskiy and Chinese icebreaker Xue Long have broken free from ice where they had been stranded

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May.12   'Nothing can stop glaciers' retreat'
Map of West Antarctica Antarctica  Key glaciers in West Antarctica are in an irreversible retreat, a study team led by the US space agency (Nasa) says May.19   Antarctica's ice losses double  Antarctica is now losing about 160 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean - twice as much as when the continent was last surveyed

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Jun.9   Japan signals resumption of whaling
  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said Japan will step up efforts to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic

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