North Atlantic played key role in last climate transition

North Atlantic played key role in last climate transition

The North Atlantic Ocean played a key role in the last climate transition, says a study providing valuable insights into why large continental ice-sheets first grew in North America and Scandinavia some 2.7 million years ago.

Rescuers retrieve bodies from crashed military helicopter

Rescue crews have retrieved the bodies of two of the three crew members who died when a Spanish military helicopter crashed in the Atlantic off the coast of Africa, the defence ministry said.

Titanic iceberg' photo may fetch 15k pounds at auction

A grainy black-and-white photograph believed to be that of the infamous iceberg that sunk the luxury liner Titanic in 1912 is expected to fetch up to 15,000 pounds when it goes under the hammer in UK.

El Faro cargo ship sank, one confirmed dead: US Coast Guard

The US Coast Guard said on Monday it has discovered a body from the lost El Faro cargo ship, which is believed to have sunk in the Atlantic with 33 people aboard.

Hurricane Danny strengthens to category 3 storm

Hurricane Danny strengthened into a major category 3 storm Friday as it churned in the central Atlantic but forecasters expect it to weaken.

Global climate set for change over decades: Study

Global climate set for change over decades: Study

The global climate is on the verge of broad-scale change that could last for a number of decades, shows a study by British scientists.

'Dead zones' found in Atlantic open waters

A team of German and Canadian researchers have discovered areas with extremely low levels of oxygen, called dead zones, in the tropical North Atlantic, off the coast of West Africa.

Five missing after Argentine fishing boat sinks

Five people were missing after an Argentine fishing vessel sank early Wednesday off the Atlantic, coast guard officials said.

Five missing after Argentine fishing boat sinks

Five people were missing after an Argentine fishing vessel sank early Wednesday off the Atlantic, coast guard officials said.

Spanish police seize 600 kilos of cocaine from Czech vessel

 Spanish police on Tuesday said they had seized nearly 600 kilos of cocaine from a Czech-registered sailboat sailing in the Atlantic.

Three missing as Gonzalo strengthens over Atlantic

Hurricane Gonzalo gained greater strength as it moved over the open Atlantic today, leaving several people missing in the Caribbean, forecasters said.ed National Hurricane Center said.

Justin Rose close to "a great year" after two 2014 wins

Justin Rose close to "a great year" after two 2014 wins

Tournament wins on both sides of the Atlantic have made 2014 "a good year" for world number five Justin Rose, who says a slightly better showing in the majors would have transformed his campaign into a great one.

Air France Paris-Rio crash due to human error: Experts

An "inappropriate response" from stressed pilots was responsible for the 2009 crash into the Atlantic of an Air France plane flying from Rio to Paris that killed all 228 people on board, a new experts` report said.

Lack of World Cup doping lab won`t affect testing: WADA

The absence of an accredited doping laboratory at the World Cup in Brazil in June will not affect drug testing, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie said on Friday.

Iran sends warships to Atlantic

Two Iranian warships set sail today for the Atlantic Ocean on their navy`s first-ever mission there, state TV reported.

Powerful quake strikes far south Atlantic: USGS

A powerful 7.8 magnitude undersea earthquake struck in the Scotia Sea, a remote region in the far south Atlantic near Antarctica, US earthquake monitors reported on Sunday.

Tropical storms Gabrielle, Humberto swirl in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Gabrielle regenerated and bore down on Bermuda on Tuesday while Tropical Storm Humberto strengthened to the verge of becoming the season`s first Atlantic hurricane, forecasters said.

Tropical Storm Barry hits Mexican coast

Tropical Storm Barry formed off Mexico`s Gulf Coast, prompting Mexican authorities to ready hundreds of shelters.

Bezos expedition recovers Apollo engines from Atlantic

An expedition team led by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos pulled up two mammoth Apollo rocket engines from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.

Russian ships to exercise in Atlantic, Black Sea

A Russian naval task force will perform combat training missions in the Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.