Records, photos of famed US WWII bombers go online

Thousands of feet above the Pacific Ocean, the bullets were coming fast and the flak was flying.

US to create world's largest marine reserve

The US will create the world's largest marine reserve, stretching over about 1,270,000 sq km of the Pacific ocean, the White House press service said.

Obama to create world's largest marine sanctuary
Obama to create world's largest marine sanctuary

US President Barack Obama will create the world's largest marine sanctuary in the Pacific Ocean in a bid to protect sea life from climate change, the White House has said.

Hurricane Polo surges off Mexico`s Pacific coast

Hurricane Polo formed off Mexico`s southwestern coast late Wednesday, threatening to spark floods and mudslides days after another storm wreaked havoc in popular resorts further north.

7.1-magnitude quake strikes off Guam: USGS

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the Pacific island of Guam Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no tsunami warning was issued as the tremor was too deep.

Mexico issues hurricane watch as Odile swirls in Pacific

Mexico issued a hurricane watch for the western state of Baja California Sur on Saturday as a strengthening Odile swirled nearby in the Pacific Ocean.

US Navy searches for pilot after crash in Pacific

Two US Navy jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Friday and only one pilot was immediately rescued, military officials said. A night search for the missing pilot was underway.

Two US Navy jets crash in western Pacific

Two US F/A-18 Hornet jets have crashed in the western Pacific and one of the pilots is missing, the Navy said today.

Massive extinct volcano discovered beneath Pacific Ocean
Massive extinct volcano discovered beneath Pacific Ocean

A massive 100 million-year-old ancient extinct volcano has been discovered lurking four kilometres underwater in one of the least explored areas of the Pacific Ocean.

Atlantic Ocean gobbled Earth`s missing heat: Study

Presenting a new theory about where the Earth`s missing heat finally disappeared, a new research says a natural climate cycle in the north Atlantic Ocean may have gobbled the Earth`s extra heat.

Russia says begins military exercises in Pacific islands also claimed by Japan

Russia began military exercises in the Kurile Islands in the Pacific Ocean, a Defence Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a move likely to anger Japan, which also lays claim to them.

Climate indicators show renewed signs of El Nino: Australia

The Pacific Ocean has warmed in the last two weeks, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, renewing signs of the development of an El Nino weather pattern.

NASA, US Navy complete recovery tests for Orion spacecraft

NASA and the US Navy have completed the second round of practice recoveries of the Orion spacecraft, which is designed to take humans to the Moon, asteroids and eventually to Mars.

Crash kills Pak-American teen pilot attempting world record

A 17-year-old Pakistani-origin boy, attempting to set a world record for an around-the-globe flight has died in a tragic crash over the Pacific Ocean while efforts are on to locate his father.

Cook Islands Prime Minister wins second term

Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna has won a second term in the small Pacific nation, although the main opposition party said Wednesday it planned to challenge the results.

Malabar wargames: India, Japan, US navies in the Pacific

Navies of India, the US and Japan will kick off their trilateral Malabar naval exercises in the Pacific Ocean from Thursday.

Peru says El Nino threat over, waters cooling and fish returning

The worst of the potentially disastrous weather pattern El Nino is now behind Peru and cooling sea temperatures are luring back schools of anchovy, the key ingredient in fishmeal, authorities said on Friday.

Study finds new hypothesis behind ice age caused 2.6 mn years ago

A new research has provided major latest theory that might explain the cause of ice age that covered large parts of the Northern Hemisphere 2.6 million years ago.

UN warns El Nino likely by end of year

The "El Nino" phenomenon, which sparks climate extremes around the globe, is likely to occur in the Pacific Ocean by the end of the year, the UN weather agency said on Thursday.

US to create world`s largest marine sanctuary in Pacific

US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced plans to create what could be the world`s largest marine sanctuary in the south-central Pacific Ocean to protect the ocean and its marine ecosystems. Obama announced his executive actions in a video message to those present at the "Our Ocean" conference hosted by the US State Department, which focused on sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and ocean acidification.