Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 18:30
A species of starfish, known as Linckia laevigata, which is commonly found in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean, have relatively poor vision and are color-blind.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 17:36
A recent underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean has created an island in the shape of Snoopy, the fictional character created by Charles M Schulz.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 12:54
A team of researchers have shed light on what caused the devastating tsunami that struck Japan`s Tohoku region in March 2011.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 15:26
A dramatic volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean has created a tiny new islet in Japan`s territorial waters, officials said Thursday, the first time in decades the nation has seen the phenomenon.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 13:06
A new research has suggested that a natural shift to stronger warm El Nino events in the Pacific Ocean may be responsible for a substantial portion of the global warming.
Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 09:39
A new study led by NASA of "atmospheric river" storms from the Pacific Ocean may help researchers better predict major winter snowfalls that hit West Coast mountains.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 18:05
Deeper regions of the Pacific Ocean are warming 15 times faster than they did during the previous 10,000 years, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:50
A new species of humpback dolphin has been discovered swimming in the waters off the northern coast of Australia.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 12:45
The Chinese navy has started a combat drill in the west Pacific Ocean, the official PLA Daily reported Saturday.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 19:35
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of southern Mexico on Thursday morning, US seismologists said, with no immediate reports of damage or casualties on land.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 21:23
Two Royal Canadian Navy warships collided in Pacific Ocean while conducting manoeuvres, an official release said Saturday, adding there were no casualties.
Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 14:15
Tokyo Electric Power Co. has found raised levels of radioactive tritium in groundwater sample collected from a newly built observation well by the Pacific Ocean near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
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