tonga volcano

Saturday, January 14, 2023

One Year After Volcanic Blast, Many Of Tonga’s Reefs Lay Silent

Jan 15 (Reuters) – One year on from the massive eruption of an underwater volcano in the South Pacific, the island nation of Tonga is still

January 14, 2023
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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Peru Bans Repsol from Unloading Oil Until Further Notice After Spill

LIMA, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Peru Environmnent Minister Ruben Ramirez said on Monday that the governmment will temporarily suspend

February 1, 2022
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Sunday, January 30, 2022
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Outdated Laws Governing Undersea Cables Need Modernizing

Karen Scott, The Conversation–Since the catastrophic volcanic eruption on January 16, Tonga has been largely cut off from the world due to a break in

January 30, 2022
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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Cable Repair Ship To Arrive Tonga on Sunday

(Reuters) – A specialist ship on its way to restore a vital communications cable linking Tonga to the rest of the world is expected to reach the

January 29, 2022
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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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Matson Diverts Ships To Tonga

The US containership company Matson, which has been making record profits as freight rates and whose stock hit a new all-time high today, announced it would be

January 26, 2022
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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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Dozens Test Positive On Australian Navy Relief Ship Headed To Covid-Free Tonga

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) Almost two dozen crew on board an Australian Navy ship on its way to provide relief to the Pacific island of Tonga have been

January 25, 2022
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Friday, January 21, 2022

New Zealand Navy Ship Arrives in Tonga Carrying Fresh Water

By Praveen Menon, Kirsty Needham and Tom Westbrook WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Life-saving water supplies from a New

January 21, 2022
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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Tsunami Induced Oil Spill in Peru Declared Environmental Emergency

By Marco Aquino LIMA, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Peruvian President Pedro Castillo declared an environmental emergency on Thursday as clean-up teams struggled to

January 20, 2022
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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Tonga Relief Ships

New Zealand Navy Steams To Tonga Amid Omicron Concerns

New Zealand said Tonga, one of the few countries to be free of the new coronavirus, has agreed to receive two of its ships carrying water

January 19, 2022
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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Undersea Cable Fault Could Cut Off Tonga Communications For weeks

By Praveen Menon and Tom Westbrook WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The South Pacific archipelago of Tonga could spend days, or even weeks, cut off

January 18, 2022
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Saturday, January 15, 2022

Why The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai Eruption Was So Violent

By Shane Cronin (Conversation) The Kingdom of Tonga doesn’t often attract global attention, but a violent eruption of an underwater volcano on January 15 has

January 15, 2022
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Massive Tonga Volcano Eruption Triggers Pacific Tsunami

By Jahnavi Nidumolu and Renju Jose Jan 15 (Reuters) – An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for

January 15, 2022
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