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January 2014 Current Events: Disasters & Science News

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Here are the key events in Science and Disasters news for the month of January 2014.

  • Passengers Rescued from Antarctica (Jan. 2): Crew members from the Chinese ship, the Snow Dragon, rescue 52 people from a Russian research vessel that had been stuck in the ice in Antarctica for nine days. The Snow Dragon crew members use a helicopter to rescue the stranded passengers. After the rescue, the Snow Dragon is also threatened by ice as it moves away from Antarctica.

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