2 icebreakers trapped in Antarctica ice break free

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: January 7, 2014 - 9:01 PM

BEIJING — A Russian research ship at the center of an Antarctic rescue drama has broken free from heavy pack ice two weeks after it became trapped, officials confirmed on Wednesday, hours after a Chinese icebreaker that became trapped while trying to help the Akademik Shokalskiy also freed itself and was heading for open waters.

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FrankieJan. 7, 14 9:03 AM

How many more trees are they going to have to plant to make up for the Carbon Foot Print that they left?

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joe_mnJan. 7, 14 9:22 AM

Chinese rescue ship? Aussie rescue ship? Original Russian ship? Russian ship is "free" or just left on its own? Story is vague.

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