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Must see pics! Incredible images of lava from Hawaii’s volcano cascading into the ocean (Photo feature)

Must see pics! Incredible images of lava from Hawaii’s volcano cascading into the ocean (Photo feature)

 The 2,000-degree molten rock is from Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes.

This is how Pacific sea-level helps in predicting global temperature changes

This is how Pacific sea-level helps in predicting global temperature changes

In contrast, when sea level drops in the western Pacific but increases in the eastern Pacific as it did in 2015, global surface temperatures bump up because the heat stored in the ocean is released, Yin said.

Demands grow for inquiry into Australia refugee abuse

Australia was Monday facing growing opposition demands for an inquiry into its treatment of asylum-seekers on remote Pacific islands after further allegations emerged of abuse against refugees.

Researchers identify rare new species of beaked whale

Researchers identify rare new species of beaked whale

Japanese whalers call the enigmatic black whales "karasu," the Japanese word for raven. The new species is darker in colour and about two-thirds the size of the more common Baird's beaked whale, but so scarce that even whalers rarely see them.

5.0 magnitude earthquake rattles eastern Japan, no major damage

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale, jolted Japan's Ibaraki prefecture on Sunday, officials said.

How to improve monsoon forecast in India

How to improve monsoon forecast in India

India is one of the most populated countries in the world, and the monsoon rains have not only a significant impact on the national but also the global economy.

NASA probe to explore global atmosphere over oceans

The Atmospheric Tomography, or ATom, is the first to survey the atmosphere over the oceans, the US space agency said in a statement.

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

The stunning view was taken when ISS was passing over the island nation of Kiribati at the time, about 2600 kilometers (1,600 miles) south of Hawaii.

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015?

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015?

El Nino and La Nina are the warm and cool phases of a recurring climate pattern across the tropical Pacific Ocean called the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO. 

Chinese ship set to be first through expanded Panama Canal

A Chinese-owned freighter will be the first vessel to pass through Panama's newly expanded canal, to be inaugurated with great pomp in June after nine years of work, officials said on Friday.

China wants ships to use faster Arctic route opened by global warming

China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a route opened up by global warming, to cut travel times between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, a state-run newspaper said on Wednesday.

See it to believe it: Real Godzilla filmed near Galpagos Islands! Watch

See it to believe it: Real Godzilla filmed near Galpagos Islands! Watch

A video of 'Godzilla' has been going viral on social media. Well, it is not the Godzilla that we all have seen in the movies but its look alike - the Marine Iguana.

Watch: El Nino can have huge impact on marine food chain

Watch: El Nino can have huge impact on marine food chain

 El Nino can have big impact on a big impact on the littlest plants in the ocean, according to a study by NASA scientists.

Palau declares state of emergency over drought

Palau became the latest Pacific island nation to declare a state of emergency Wednesday, as the region struggles with an extreme drought that forecasters warn will not ease for months.

Sea level swings may rise due to dueling climate cycles!

Sea level swings may rise due to dueling climate cycles!

Over the last 30 years, the seesaw’s wobbles have been more extreme, causing variations in sea levels up to three times higher than those observed in the previous 30 years.

See pic: NASA shares image of yesterday's solar eclipse passing over Pacific Ocean!

See pic: NASA shares image of yesterday's solar eclipse passing over Pacific Ocean!

Many websites, including NASA, aired the event live for those who were likely to miss it.  

Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

The hydrophone also picked up sound from ship propellers.

Philippines mystery – Mummified sailor found in a yacht drifting in the Pacific

Philippines mystery – Mummified sailor found in a yacht drifting in the Pacific

There were no visible signs of foul play, like a gunshot or stabbing wound.

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Over 58,000 children will starve to death in Somalia without urgent support, the United Nations warned Monday, amid severe drought in the impoverished and war-torn Horn of Africa country.