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Strap yourself in as the Indian Ocean roars

Strap yourself in as the Indian Ocean roars Sessions Thrill to huge waves as things get wild in the west when these guys take on the Cow Bombie. By Chris Binns on 25 August 2016...

400 years of equator hazings, and how I survived one

yesterdayHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This summer, I spent a month aboard a research vessel in the Indian Ocean. At one point, we crossed the equator, which meant that those of us who had never done that before were treated to a special ceremony. In fact, it was a straight-up...Show More Summary

Probe Plans Drift Study to Spot Crashed MH370 After Official Search Ends

Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre, in the process of searching for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean, has announced that it will conduct a drift-modeling study to assist in locating plane debris after the official search operation ends.

Lorena Barrera: Woman Trips Over Flip Flops, Falls 100 Feet From Cliff, Trying To Take ‘Selfie’

Lorena Barrera, a young woman who had just recently moved from Reno, Nevada to Los Angeles to start a new life died after falling 100 feet down from a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, New York Daily News is reporting. Lorena Barrera was trying to take a selfie on the San Pedro cliff, but ended... Show More Summary

The US Has A Huge Rate Of Whites In Incarceration (But Nobody's Talking About It)

Submitted by Alice Salles via, Data provided by is helping shed light on America’s incarceration problem, demonstrating that only the small archipelago of Seychelles, located in the Indian Ocean off...Show More Summary

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Sightings Over Maldives May Be Real, Blaine Gibson Says As His Debris Hunt Continues

As the official search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 nears its apparent end, after a two-year, $122 million effort combing the ocean floor in a remote 46,000 square mile stretch of the southern Indian Ocean has turned up...Show More Summary

India and China: Playing 'Go' in the Indian Ocean

China and India are fast emerging as major maritime powers in the Indo-Pacific as part of long-term shifts in the regional balance of power. As their wealth, interests, and power expand, the two countries are also increasingly coming into contact with each other in the maritime domain. Show More Summary

International ocean drilling expedition to understand causes of the Indian Ocean 2004 earthquake and tsunami

The devastating earthquake that struck North Sumatra and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Boxing Day in 2004 caused a tsunami that inundated coastal communities around the Indian Ocean, killing over 250,000 people in 14 countries. That earthquake was caused by a slip on a subduction zone plate boundary fault beneath the eastern Indian Ocean, say scientists.

Malaysian MH370 Crashed Into Ocean at High Speed, Possibly Unmanned

The missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared almost two years ago plunged into the Indian Ocean at an extremely high speed, which may indicate that there was no pilot at the helm at the moment of the crash, the news outlet The Australian reported, citing analysis from the Australian Defense Ministry scientists.

More than 60 per cent of coral reef in Maldives hit by bleaching

High sea temperatures have caused a mass bleaching of coral reefs in Maldives in the Indian Ocean, affecting 60 per of its reefs – and more in places

Malaysia Confirms MH370’s Crash Course Was Plotted On Pilot’s Simulator

For the first time, Malaysia has acknowledged that a pilot on board disappeared Malaysia Airlines’ Flight 370 had plotted a course on his home flight simulator to the missing jet’s suspected crash site in the southern Indian Ocean.

The Summer of Trump: Vulnerability and the Social Contract

Several days ago I went ocean fishing with a friend and colleague. We looked forward to a glorious day out in the Atlantic--blue skies, calm seas, and a good catch of flounder and sea bass to take home. As soon as we left the IndianShow More Summary

Malaysia confirms Flight 370 pilot plotted fatal route

Pilot plotted course on home flight simulator to the southern Indian Ocean, where missing jet is believed to have crashed

Pilot of Vanished Malaysian Flight Had Deviant Route on His Simulator, Minister Says

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Malaysian government acknowledged for the first time that the pilot of Flight 370, which is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean in 2014, had practiced such a route.

Canadian flight investigator claims MH370 flew, not fell, into the Indian Ocean

A Canadian expert crash investigator believes MH370 must have been piloted into the ocean in its final moments, based on analysis of the debris recovered to date.

'Definite Evidence' MH370 Was Crashed on Purpose: Expert

Last week, Australian officials said someone had plotted an Indian Ocean course on the flight simulator belonging to the pilot of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. This week, a renowned air-crash expert adds onto that, saying he believes the jet was deliberately brought down into the water, the BBC reports....

Complex Holiday Home Overlooks the Indian Ocean

Named Beachyhead, this complex modern residence by SAOTA makes the most of its privileged location in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. The site slopes down to the beach and has uninterrupted views over the Indian Ocean, Robberg to the South East and the Outeniqua Mountains in the distance towards the North. Show More Summary

Researchers pinpoint abrupt onset of modern day Indian Ocean monsoon system

MIAMI--A new study by an international team of scientists reveals the exact timing of the onset of the modern monsoon pattern in the Maldives 12.9 million years ago, and its connection to past climate changes and coral reefs in the region. Show More Summary

Crew Kidnapping Rising in Gulf of Guinea - Dryad

In contrast to the substantial numbers of reported incidents across Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean in recent years, maritime crime now appears to have stabilised

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