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Early Indian Ocean trade routes bring chicken, black rat to eastern Africa

The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD. In a paper published August 17, 2017 in the journal PLOS ONE, an international...Show More Summary

Early Indian Ocean trade routes bring chicken, black rat to eastern Africa

(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime trade routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD. In a paper...Show More Summary

Experts Say MH370 Could Be in 1 of 3 Spots

Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday, reports the AP. But the Australian Transport Safety Bureau cautioned that the drift analysis by Australian science...

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean, through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday.

This tropical terrarium purifies your water

3 days agoArts : Yanko Design

This tropical terrarium purifies your water Inspired by an old Indian saying “Drop by Drop, fills an Ocean”, Pratik Ghosh’s Drop by Drop explores a human’s relationship with water as an elixir...

Kenyan boat sinks off coast; politician's family missing

Kenyan media say a boat carrying a local politician and his family capsized in the Indian Ocean and that many of the dozen occupants are missing. Rescuers on Monday searched … Click to Continue »

Eleven die when boat capsizes off Kenya's Lamu

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Eleven people drowned when the boat they were traveling in capsized in turbulent waters in the Indian Ocean off Kenya, officials and witnesses said on Monday.

A Wild Explanation For Why These Sea Snakes Are Losing Their Stripes

Sea snakes are a striking sight on the sun-dappled Pacific and Indian Ocean coral reefs they call home. They swim with deliberate, yet graceful winding movements above the reef, and they are often conspicuously-coloured, with many species sporting patterns flush with yellows, oranges and blues, broken up by stripes, blotches and spots. Show More Summary

Rare Christmas Island reptiles on the road to recovery

The 13,500 hectare island lies 2600km northwest of Perth and 350km south of Indonesia in the Indian Ocean.

Australian Trapdoor Spiders Are So Hardcore They Crossed The Indian Ocean To Get Here

Ah, the Australian trapdoor spider. Just one of the fears of shoe-less country kids, popping out from its burrow to scare the bejeezus out of you at dusk. It's a bit of a homebody, living out its live no further than a couple of metres...Show More Summary

This spider floated 6,000 miles across the Indian Ocean millions of years ago

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

It’s smaller than a penny, but a spider native to Australia is an intrepid traveler, scientists say: it migrated to the land Down Under from Africa.        

Trapdoor spiders crossed Indian Ocean to get to Australia

(University of Adelaide) An Australian trapdoor spider, which usually moves no further than a couple of meters from where it was hatched, must have traveled to Australia over the Indian Ocean from South Africa, University of Adelaide research has shown.

Indian Authorities Seize Half A Billion Dollars Of Heroin

The Indian coast guard seized 1,500 kilograms of heroin, the largest bust ever uncovered by authorities in any county, after commandeering a shady Panama-flagged vessel sailing in the Indian Ocean. The vessel, which was operating under the name MV Henry, was intercepted off the Gujarat coast near the city of Porbandar, according to Reuters. Show More Summary

South Africa's east coast sees return of Sardine Run

KELSO, South Africa (Reuters) - Fishermen on South Africa's east coast were treated on Friday to a sight they have waited five years to see as millions of sardines swam in from the Indian Ocean, almost hurling themselves into nets that bulged to bursting point.

Solve for the equilibrium

In the place of U.S. support, Japan has offered to step in. “Japan is the only state willing to help India in its Indian Ocean project to develop islands there,” said Abhijit Singh, head of the Maritime Policy Initiative at the Observer Research Foundation, a New Delhi think tank. Show More Summary

Parekh & Singh: Ghost

“Change my life just upon a whim, jump into the ocean and learn to swim.” The indie Indian duo’s bittersweet, yet fluffy sounds not only belong in a Wes Anderson movie, their music videos look the part. Don’t believe us?

Mapping of Indian Ocean floor reveals trenches and volcanoes, but no Malaysia Flight 370

4 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 revealed geography of sea floor for scientists, even if the effort failed to find the plane.        

Top 5 activities in the Andaman Islands

The Andaman Islands are wrapped in an exotic appeal and blessed with nature’s bounties; this picture-postcard perfect location in the Indian Ocean is one of the best beach destinations in the world. With such a description, most people...Show More Summary

Nature: Mombasa

We leave you this Sunday Morning with a dive into the Indian Ocean at Kenya's Mombasa Marine National Park. Videographer: Ziggy Livnat.

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