Antarctic Headlines 01/02/2020

China’s 36th Antarctic expedition team collect fish samples
ECNS, 2020-01-02
Members of China’s 36th Antarctic expedition team collect fish samples aboard China’s polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, Jan. 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping) Photo taken on Jan. 1 …

Do you need medical evacuation coverage for your next trip?
Washington Post, 2020-01-02
Igor Natanzon had long dreamed of visiting Antarctica. But his photographic expedition to the South Pole turned into a nightmare after a rogue wave slammed into his ship and he required a medical …

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard
The Daily Star, 2019-12-10
Chile’s air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country’s base in Antarctica. It said the military had declared an alert …

Rising sea levels, rising threats
The Daily Star, 2019-04-20
Scientists predict that even though the sea-level is estimated to rise 11 inches to 38 inches by 2100, a major breakup of the Greenland and West Antarctic ice sheets can easily raise it up to 23 …

China’s 36th Antarctic expedition team collect fish samples
Xinhua, 2020-01-01
Photo taken on Jan. 1, 2020 shows fish samples obtained by China’s 36th Antarctic expedition team aboard China’s polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, from the Cosmonauts Sea. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping)

China’s 36th Antarctic expedition team collect fish samples
Xinhua, 2020-01-02
Zhang Jie, a member of China’s 36th Antarctic expedition team, deals with fish samples aboard China’s polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, Jan. 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping)