Tag Archives: Ice

2 German cargo ships pass through ‘Arctic Passage’

FRANKFURT – Two German merchant ships have traversed the fabled Northeast Passage after global warming and melting ice opened a route from South Korea along Russia’s Arctic coast to Siberia. Now the German-owned ships are poised to complete their journey

Canada’s Arctic ice shelves break apart, drift away

OTTAWA (AFP) – Two ice shelves in Canada’s far north have lost massive sections since August while a third ice shelf now is adrift in the Arctic Ocean, said researchers Wednesday who blamed climate change.