Three icebreaking ships were dispatched yesterday to aid a Russian research vessel that's been trapped by by dense ice-pack off East Antarctica. Today, the BBC reports the research vessel is close to being saved, as the Chinese "Snow Dragon" icebreaker prepares to cut a safe passage through the ice.
More from Gizmodo
Realize- it is full SUMMER in Antarctica. This is the warm season. That is why all the warmingscam 'researchers' were going there to show open seas.