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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Chinese Navy warships conduct drills in Pacific
Two warships of China`s Nanhai Fleet have conducted open-sea offence and defence drills in the weste...
Scientists find active community in world`s deepest oceanic trench
An international research team has discovered that a highly active bacteria community exists in one ...
New marine species discovered in Pacific Ocean
Scientists have discovered new species of sea slugs, feather stars and amphipods in the Madang Lagoo...
James Cameron`s project reveals vibrant ocean life
James Cameron`s Deepsea Challenge project has uncovered a rich, vibrant life thriving in ocean depth...
Supervolcano forming under Pacific could wipe out life
Life on Earth could be facing threat from a catastrophic "supervolcano" which seismologists believe ...
Chinese navy to train in West Pacific
A fleet from China`s People`s Liberation Army Navy has set off for open-sea training in the West Pac...
Two large earthquakes strike off California coast
The US Geological Survey says two large earthquakes have struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast o...
China carry out drills in western Pacific ocean
A fleet of the Chinese naval ships Saturday carried out search and rescue drills in the western Paci...
Powerful earthquake hits Guatemala, killing at least 48
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake has rocked Guatemala, killing at least 48 people in two provinces.
World`s rarest whale spotted in Pacific
The world`s rarest whale species - the spade-toothed beaked whale has been spotted for the first tim...
Britain `invaded 90 percent` of world`s countries: study
Britain, which held sway over India for around 200 years, has invaded almost 90 per cent of the worl...
SpaceX`s Dragon capsule splashes into Pacific
SpaceX`s unmanned Dragon capsule has splashed into the Pacific Ocean, wrapping up its first contract...
Chinese submersible sets deep sea diving record
Mariana Trench was chosen for the experiment as it is the deepest part of the world`s oceans.
China submersible to attempt 7,000-meter dive
A Chinese manned deep-sea submersible Sunday left for Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the Pacifi...
US to deploy 60% of Navy fleet to Pacific by 2020
The boost in ship presence could increase tensions with China, where leaders are unhappy with any la...
Bacteria that haven’t eaten for 86 million years found
Researchers including one of Indian origin have discovered deep-sea bacteria at the bottom of the Pa...
Rise and fall of underwater volcano captured
Researchers studying the Monowai volcano, near Tonga, captured huge changes in height in just two we...
100-fold rise in north Pacific Ocean plastic waste: Report
In an alarming report, scientists in the US have claimed that over the past 40 years there has been ...
`Plastic waste in ocean can harm environment`
Tonnes of plastic waste that are shoved into the ocean could impact the environment, says a case stu...
Cruise ship ignores dying castaways in Pacific Ocean
A Panamanian man and his two friends had been drifting for 16 days in an open fishing boat in the Pa...
How the Pacific Ocean leaks `detected`
A study into how the Pacific Ocean leaks into the Indian Ocean has revealed details which researcher...
Sea level in the southwest Pacific rising: Study
Southern Australia and nearby Pacific nations have been warned of a rise in sea levels that could ha...
Russian military satellite falls in Pacific
Fragments of a defunct Russian military communication satellite fell into the Pacific Ocean Saturday...
Fukushima leak may have flowed into Pacific: TEPCO
Tokyo Electric Power Company said the leak was found early from a pipe attached to a temporary dec...
James Cameron dives to Earth`s deepest point
Hollywood icon James Cameron has completed his journey to Earth`s deepest point.
Life thrives even at deepest spot on Earth
Life finds its way, even in total darkness at the deepest spot on Earth.
Images capture destruction of undersea mountains
New images from the depths of the Pacific Ocean have revealed the destruction of massive underwater ...
Satellite fell in south Pacific, not Canada: NASA
The dead NASA satellite fell into what might be the ideal spot — part of the southern Pacific Ocean ...
Remains of UARS may never be found: NASA
A six-ton NASA science satellite crashed to Earth on Saturday.
ISS to be de-orbited, sunk in Pacific after 2020
Built with great difficulty and labour, the International Space Station (ISS) will be de-orbited and...
Natural eel eggs found in Pacific for first time
The team collected 31 eel eggs near the West Mariana Ridge shortly before the new moon in May 2009.
Deepest secrets of the Marianas Trench revealed
Scientists have unveiled the climate secrets of the deepest part of the ocean.
Bone find may end mystery of Amelia Earhart`s disappearance
Scientists are hoping to obtain DNA from the bone to prove it came from Earhart.
Sea temperatures around Japan hit record high
Ocean surface temperatures in Sea of Japan waters reached more than 25 degrees centigrade in August.
Pacific sockeye salmon return in record numbers
Sockeye salmon, whose stocks ran perilously low last year, are gushing in record numbers.
Canada intercepts 76 migrants off west coast
A ship suspected of carrying 76 illegal migrants was intercepted in the Pacific Ocean off Canada`s w...
Colombia, US seal deal on military bases
Colombia said it had struck a deal with the United States allowing Washington to use its military ba...
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