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Arctic adventurers struggle as climate change thins ice

Arctic adventurers struggle as climate change thins ice

Two men trying to cross the Arctic Ocean on skis have run into difficulty as unusually thin ice has lengthened their journey and cut into their rations, their team said Saturday.

Qatar Cyclists wrap Rwanda expedition

Qatar Cyclists wrap Rwanda expedition

A Qatar Cyclists team recently made a 550km bicycle ride in Rwanda, in support of education and innovation in the country.

Nepalese expedition association concerned over dead bodies on Everest

Nepalese expedition association concerned over dead bodies on Everest

Nepalese expedition operators on Thursday expressed concern over the rising number of dead bodies being exposed as snow melts on Everest ahead of the busy spring climbing season.

Wind turbine breaks apart at Australian Antarctic base

Wind turbine breaks apart at Australian Antarctic base

The blades of a wind turbine at an Australian Antarctic base broke off and narrowly missed a storage building as they crashed to the ground, officials said on Wednesday, forcing the icy outpost to switch to backup power.

Four climbers found dead, as Everest toll reaches 10

Four climbers found dead, as Everest toll reaches 10

The bodies of four climbers were found inside a tent on Everest, an expedition organiser said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring season to 10.