Walking through campus this morning, I came across a dead cicada, lying on its back in the middle of the sidewalk. For some reason, it reminded me of a dead whale, having settled on the floor of the sea.Completing my usual loop, I passed the same location and my initial image was reinforced. Show More Summary
An image of a small boy lying lifeless face down on the beach has sparked an outcry from all over the world with many wondering what makes the refugees risk the lives of their children. Here is the first-hand story of his father, told to Sputnik in Turkey.
Jack White and the Kills' Alison Mosshart's band the Dead Weather are preparing to release Dodge and Burn, their first new album since 2010's Sea of Cowards (it's out Septenber 25). Today, they've shared a live performance video forShow More Summary
Aylan Kurdi was already dead when the shutter clicked. The 3-year-old began his Wednesday dressed in a red shirt, blue shorts and shoes, set for his family's short but dangerous sea journey from Turkey to Greece. He was with his father, mother and brother, 5-year-old Galip. His day ended with him face-down in the sand — and a picture of […]
Western leaders reacted with shock and solemnity a day after the image of a dead Syrian toddler lying alone on a Turkish beach captured international headlines. The 3-year-old child, Aylan Kurdi, drowned in the Aegean Sea along with 11 others after two flimsy boats carrying him, family members and other Syrian refugees sank en route to the Greek […]
During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it.
Less than one year before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, fish are once again dying in large quantities near the Olympic venues in Rio and polluted waters are being blamed. Over the weekend, " thousands of tilapia, sea bass and mullets"...Show More Summary
Also: The U.N. releases images of a Syrian temple destroyed by ISIS; Thailand arrests a suspect in the deadly Bangkok bombing; and scientists discover the fossil of a gigantic sea scorpion.
The victims had been wearing light summer clothes. The dead were put into orange and black body bags and laid out on the waterfront. “We are hearing media reports that there are about 100 survivors”. “A coast guard team is still diving in and checking inside to see if there’s anyone else”, Asheini added. Hungarian
``Dozens of refugees -- most likely fleeing war-ravaged Syria -- probably suffocated inside a truck abandoned on an Austrian highway, authorities said Friday.'' -- Also, this happened: At Least 150 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks Off Libya. Very sad.
TRIPOLI/VIENNA (Reuters) - About 200 migrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia died when their overcrowded boat sank off the Libyan coast while Austrian authorities on Friday raised to 70 the number of refugees found dead in the back of an abandoned freezer truck.
Mineral extraction and diversion of the Jordan River's waters have caused the ultra-salty sea's water level to plummet.
50 migrants were found dead on the board of boat near Libya, about 400 migrants were rescued by two Swedish ships in the Mediterranean Sea.
More than 4 million refugees have spilled out of Syria's war in recent years. Tens of thousands of them have braved deadly land and sea routes into Europe, where political leaders continue to struggle with the massive influx, but the overwhelming majority have stayed in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan. Many have lived in formal refugee camps at one point or another […]
From the air, the Pacific algal bloom doesn't look like much of a threat: a wispy, brownish stream, snaking up along the West Coast. But it's causing amnesia in birds, deadly seizures in sea lions, and a crippling decline in the West Coast shellfish industry. Show More Summary
Estonian artist Mati Karmin uses sea mines created during World War II to create one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture. The frames used for the pieces, which include everything from a bed to a bathtub, are constructed using historical deep-sea mines that were made in Russia in 1942. Show More Summary
Sailing Adventure- Old friend Chris and I sail from Savin Hill Yacht Club, Boston, to Scituate Harbor. Lotsa fun! We stay overnight, then hitch a ride back from Sea Tow the next day due to dead wind and a dying motor. Sailing has all the adventure of kiting without so much of the adrenaline. Show More Summary
There was a time when seeing giant creatures that resembled the sea serpents of folklore and mythology was a rare occasion. That time is no longer. There was a time when the death of a giant oarfish was a harbinger of earthquakes and tsunamis. Now they may...
Jack White and the Kills ' Alison Mosshart's band the Dead Weather will soon return with Dodge and Burn, their first new album since 2010's Sea of Cowards. Today, they've shared the video for "I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)", which premiered on Tidal but can be previewed below. Show More Summary
ROME (Reuters) - Rescuers found one migrant dead and saved 354 on a fishing boat in rough seas near the southwestern shore of Italy, the coast guard said on Monday.