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St.Helena: the island that time forgot

Coin-operated telephone boxes, a capital without a cash machine and a local shop with a wooden floor: St. Helena is Britain of yesteryear, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. "I don't think I would fit in the outside world," said Ivy...Show More Summary

ARA San Juan latest: Argentina says sound detected in missing submarine search consistent with explosion

A sound detected in the search for a missing submarine carrying 44 people is “consistent with an explosion”, Argentine officials have said. The abnormal sound was detected in the South Atlantic ocean around the time the Argentine navy submarine sent its last communication last week. Show More Summary

Argentina says missing submarine suffered explosion but doesn't know the crew's fate

The Argentine navy confirmed Thursday that its missing submarine experienced an explosion Nov. 15 in south Atlantic Ocean waters but had no information on the fate of the 44 crew members. “There was an anomalous event [which was] unusual, short, violent and non-nuclear, consistent with an explosion,”...

Event 'consistent with an explosion' detected near missing Argentine sub: navy

BAHIA BLANCA, Argentina (Reuters) - An abnormal sound detected in the South Atlantic ocean around the time that an Argentine navy submarine sent its last signal last week was "consistent with an explosion," a navy spokesman said on Thursday.

Autumn Migrations

16 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Two great migrations happen every autumn in Nova Scotia: “The first consists of hundreds of Atlantic salmon, returning to their natal river to spawn after a year, or sometimes longer, spent in the ocean. […] The other is made up … more ?

Ocean floor mud reveals secrets of past European climate

Samples of sediment taken from the ocean floor of the North Atlantic Ocean have given researchers an unprecedented insight into the reasons why Europe's climate has changed over the past 3000 years.

The ships that recreate the golden age of ocean liners

Although the great age of ocean liners has passed, you can recreate the glamour of crossing the Atlantic aboard some of today’s stylish ships. Here’s Caroline Hendrie's pick of the best…

Benchmarks: November 18, 1929: Turbidity currents snap trans-Atlantic cables

On the evening of Monday, Nov. 18, 1929, a magnitude-7.2 earthquake ruptured off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Those living on the Burin Peninsula, a foot of land that reaches into the Atlantic Ocean, reportedly felt five minutes of shaking — a confusing sensation, since no one in the area had experienced an earthquake before. Show More Summary

Painter Ellen Gallagher's tragic sea tales: How African slaves went from human to cargo on the Atlantic

6 days agoArts : Culture Monster

In the depths of the ocean, painter Ellen Gallagher finds stories of African American life, death and the harrowing Middle Passage. Gallagher's works explore history, power and race as she examines the watery graves left behind by the slave trade.

How NASA Meteorologists Use Dust, Smoke and Salt Particles to Track Ocean Storm Movement

6 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A fascinatingly informative satellite simulation of the intense 2017 Atlantic hurricane season shows how meteorologists at the NASA Goddard Space Center employ the use of tiny aerosols such as evaporated sea salt, Saharan Desert dust and fire smoke to visualize how a storm is moving over the ocean and track where it will probably make...

‘The Ocean Doesn’t Care’ Is in Awe of East Coast Surfers

By Jacob Oller New York City grinders take their escape where they can find it. nterviewing multiple urbanites about their dedication to surfing in the freezing Atlantic after their long, arduous jobs and educations get the best of them, The Ocean Doesn’t Care is a documentary in wonder of the human need for scale. Show More Summary

Atlantic Offshore Scotland Ltd Secures Two Year Charter with Maersk Oil UK

Leading Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (ERRV) operator Atlantic Offshore Scotland Ltd, has secured a two-year firm charter with Maersk Oil UK. The company’s ERRV Ocean Troll, will provide Emergency Response and Rescue services for Maersk Oil’s Culzean project in the central North Sea. Show More Summary

Atlantic Offshore Secures Two-Year Charter for ERRV Ocean Troll in UK North Sea

Offshore shipping company Atlantic Offshore has secured a two-year charter with Maersk Oil in the UK for the use of the Emergency Response and Rescue (ERRV) Ocean Troll. For the charter, which commenced in July 2017, Ocean Troll will...Show More Summary

Effects of pH and temperature on egg hatching success of the marine planktonic copepod, Calanus finmarchicus

Calanus finmarchicus is a predominant planktonic copepod in the northern North Atlantic Ocean, where it is a fundamental link in the transfer of energy from phytoplankton to fish. Here, we investigate whether ocean acidification at present-day and future levels will cause a significant decrease in the egg hatching success (HS) of C. finmarchicus in the […]

Rina now a large post-Tropical Storm in North Central Atlantic

Tropical Storm Rina has lost its tropical characteristics and has become post-tropical as it continues to move through the Central North Atlantic Ocean. NOAA's GOES East satellite provided a visible image of the storm.

What Does It Sound Like When a Genius, Martians and Sigourney Weaver Invade Downtown L.A.?

In 1938, the Atlantic Ocean was active and angry. It churned up nine major storms that year, hurtling them toward North America with relentless, deadly force. Hurricane season 1938 climaxed on September 21 when the Great New England Hurricane made landfall in Long Island as a Category 3 storm, killing...

Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh braves near freezing waters

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

It’s been billed as “his most dangerous swim” yet. Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh, who holds the title, UN Patron of the Oceans, has today been braving the zero-degree South Atlantic tides, the threat of killer whales and elephant seals, and all in just his trunks, as part of acampaign to protect biodiversity.  

The 17th big Atlantic storm takes shape in busy season

The 17th storm large enough to earn its own name has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, making Tropical Storm Rina the latest in an already above-average hurricane season, forecasters said Tuesday.

NASA tracking Atlantic's Tropical storm Rina

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite has been providing forecasters with imagery of Tropical Storm Rina as it moves north through the Central Atlantic Ocean.

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