Monthly Archives: January 2014

Antarctic ship passengers rescued

2 January 2014 Last updated at 07:16 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Andrew Luck-Baker described his “exhilarating” rescue on a Chinese helicopter Rescuers in Antarctica have safely transferred all 52 passengers stranded on…

VIDEO: How rip currents work

Researchers in Australia have found that treacherous ocean currents are the nation’s deadliest natural hazard – ahead of bushfires and floods. Rip currents are strong, narrow channels that pull unwitting swimmers and surfers away from the shore. Some move faster…