pacific ocean

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Chinese Warships Return to West Pacific for Live-Fire Drills

BEIJING, May 16 (Reuters) – Two Chinese warships have ventured into the Western Pacific for live-fire exercises, the military said on Tuesday,

May 16, 2023
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Sunday, February 19, 2023
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Russia Sinks Damaged Space Cargo Ship In Pacific Ocean

Feb 19 (Reuters) – Russia sank a damaged space cargo ship in the Pacific Ocean after it undocked from the International Space Station, Interfax

February 19, 2023
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Sunday, July 10, 2022
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USCG Cutter Races To Bring Water To Drought-Stricken Pacific Island

On Friday U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew provided assistance to Kiritimati Island, Kiribati, following their extreme drought. The U.S. Coast Guard

July 10, 2022
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Friday, July 8, 2022
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Pacific Maritime Security: Does Climate Policy Matter?

by Wesley Morgan (TheConversation) Prime minister Anthony Albanese is hoping his government’s more ambitious climate policy will help reset Pacific relations

July 8, 2022
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Sunday, March 13, 2022

Having Contributed Essentially Nothing To Climate Change, Easter Island Is Struggling Against Its Threats

By Eric Roston and Carolina Gonzalez(Bloomberg) –Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is a 14-mile-long triangle of land that sits 2,300 miles west of

March 13, 2022
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Sunday, September 26, 2021

How Did Ancient Seafarers Settle The Far-Flung Islands Of Polynesia?

WASHINGTON,(Reuters) – Beginning more than a millennium ago, intrepid seafarers traversed vast Pacific Ocean expanses in double-hulled sailing canoes to

September 26, 2021
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Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Pacific Ocean States Escalate The Fight For Ocean Rights

By Alister Doyle (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Small island states in the Pacific are opening a new front in the fight against rising seas, to secure

March 11, 2021
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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Pacific Ocean Is Abnormally Warm But Don’t Panic Yet

The Pacific Ocean is warm. Very warm. Last week, NOAA‘s U.S. Climate Prediction Center announced temperatures reached 3 degrees Celsius

December 1, 2015
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

NASA Satellites Capture Three Hurricanes Marching Across Pacific

NASA satellites this week captured images of three simultaneous hurricanes over the Pacific Over near Hawaii, the first time in recorded history that three

September 1, 2015
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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El Nino Odds High As Pacific Ocean Warms

By Phoebe Sedgman (Bloomberg) – An El Nino weather pattern, which can parch parts of Australia and Asia while bringing rains to South America, will

April 9, 2014
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Friday, August 10, 2012
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New Zealand’s Air Force Discovers The Ocean is a Weird-Ass Place

While on a routine maritime patrol mission yesterday between Samoa and New Zealand, a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3 Orion spotted a rather unusual field of

August 10, 2012
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Monday, March 19, 2012

New Try To Solve Earhart Mystery

What became of Amelia Earhart’s plane when it disappeared over the Pacific 75 years ago has long intrigued aviation fans. On Tuesday, U.S. government

March 19, 2012
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Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Extraction Impossible? Rare-Earth Mineral Reserves Found in Pacific

SINGAPORE — Japanese explorers have found large deposits of rare-earth minerals on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, British journal Nature Geoscience

July 5, 2011
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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Garbage Patch – Plastic Island in the Pacific

With all the recent talk of the Gulf Oil Spill and its effect on the marine environment it is good to take a moment and look at some of

July 6, 2010
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Friday, July 2, 2010

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Mapped

(Source: IMC Brokers) In the broad expanse of the northern Pacific Ocean, there exists the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, a slowly moving, clockwise spiral of

July 2, 2010
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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Bush to Protect More of The Pacific

Today, President Bush will designate vast stretches of American-controlled Pacific Ocean including islands, reefs surface waters and sea floor as marine

January 6, 2009
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