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Russian scientists finally reach Lake Vostok

February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, Russian scientists have announced a major breakthrough in the quest to get to Lake Vostok. The scientists believe that the lake which ... Read more...

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Experts may reach bottom of Antarctic lake in 2014

February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists are planning to use robotic probes to reach water layers at the bottom of an ancient sub-glacial lake in Antarctica in 2013-2014.The St. ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melting: Russian meteorologists

August 7th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Arctic is getting warmer at a fast pace with the Russian Arctic sector's ice areas reducing to "historically low levels", the Russian meteorological bureau has ... Read more...

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Race to reach Antarctica’s buried Lake Vostok ‘nearly over’

February 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Russian scientists are on the brink of revealing the secrets of Lake Vostok - they are left with only 20 meters (164 feet) away to hit their goal ... Read more...

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Rising Arctic storms result in warmer waters and sea ice drift

October 7th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A new NASA study has shown that the rising frequency and intensity of arctic storms over the last half century, attributed to progressively warmer waters, directly provoked ... Read more...

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No threat from Antarctic ice shelf collapse: Experts

April 1st, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti St. Petersburg, April 1 (RIA Novosti) The collapse of a part of the Wilkins ice shelf in the Antarctica will not cause sea levels to rise, Russian experts have said. A ... Read more...

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