pacific ocean


Sunday, March 13, 2022
Environment

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
Interesting

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
Solar Eclipse Over Pacific Ocean
Maritime News

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
NOAA Ocean Warming
Environment

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
News

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
El Nino Ocean Temperature
Weather

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
pumice new zealand floating
Blog

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
Blog

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
Engineering News

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
Video

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
Uncategorized

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
Uncategorized

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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