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‘I felt abandoned.’ Children stolen by France try to find their past, 50 years on

For decades, children from Reunion island in the Indian Ocean were removed to repopulate rural areas of France Jean-Thierry Cheyroux, 56, doesn’t remember his mother’s face or the name of the road he lived on as a child, but when he sees the volcanoes from the aircraft window, for the first time in decades he feels at home. Show More Summary

Somali Pirates Free 26 Asian Sailors After 4 Years In Captivity

19 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have free d 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, government officials and a maritime expert said onShow More Summary

American sets to cross Pacific in reed boat, reach Australia

In the age of space travel, an American explorer is preparing to cross the Pacific Ocean from South America to Australia using a reed boat built by Bolivian Aymara Indians.

Madagascar lemurs find refuge in private sanctuary

Threatened by habitat loss and hunting, Madagascar's lemurs, a critically endangered species, are finding refuge in a private sanctuary on this vast Indian Ocean island.

Underwater drone to investigate sonar contacts in MH370 hunt

The transport bureau is heading up the search for the Boeing 777 in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean off Australia's west coast.

Bad winter delays MH370 search by up to two months, say authorities

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be delayed by up to two months because of bad weather in the Indian Ocean during the southern winter, authorities said on Wednesday.

India, France and the Pacific: Where an old friend might get in the way of new partnerships

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Act East’ Policy is slowly stretching to the far east and encompassing the Pacific Ocean as a key zone of interest. As the new kid on the block, Modi’s approach to the region has been shy and tentative, but appears earnest in its search for genuine and lasting partnerships. Show More Summary

A New Reason to Make the Seychelles Your Next Vacation Destination

Six Senses Zil Pasyon set on the private isle of Félicité in the Indian Ocean Set on the island of Félicité, the resort comprises 28 pool villas and a host of tropical treats… Viju Mathew

Disaster Mortality Trends are a Damning Indictment of Inequality

An aerial view of the vast destruction of the Indonesian coast, between the towns of Banda Aceh and Meulaboh, caused by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2005. Photo: UN/Evan Schneider By Robert Glasser Sustainable development is a matter of life and death. Show More Summary


Leap. Indian Ocean off the coast of Busselton, Western Australia. By Charlez Chong. Read more...

Asthenosphere rheology inferred from observations of the 2012 Indian Ocean earthquake

The concept of a weak asthenospheric layer underlying Earth’s mobile tectonic plates is fundamental to our understanding of mantle convection and plate tectonics. However, little is known about the mechanical properties of the asthenosphere...Show More Summary

Upper-mantle water stratification inferred from observations of the 2012 Indian Ocean earthquake

Water, the most abundant volatile in Earth’s interior, preserves the young surface of our planet by catalysing mantle convection, lubricating plate tectonics and feeding arc volcanism. Since planetary accretion, water has been exchanged between the hydrosphere and the geosphere, but its depth distribution in the mantle remains elusive. Show More Summary

Unmanned Aircraft to Take Off from Falkor

Research vessel Falkor leaves Darwin today to explore the poorly understood air-sea interactions across the Indian and Pacific Ocean. This research is very important in understanding the ocean’s role in global climate change. The exchange of…

This section of wing flap has been identified as part of flight MH370

Officials have confirmed this piece of debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. According to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the debris — a section of the left wing flap — was initially found back in May. Show More Summary

Counter-piracy Measures Still Needed

?Merchant shipping should continue to take protective measures against possible piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden and the western Indian Ocean through diligent application of International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidance and Best Management Practices (BMPs).

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Wing Debris Found in Mauritius Confirmed as Part of Missing Plane

A piece of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean has been successfully identified as belonging to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Malaysian and Australian officials said Friday. The part of an aircraft wing was found on the island of Mauritius in May. Show More Summary

Mauritius wing debris from missing MH370: Australia

A piece of wing debris found in Mauritius is from MH370, Australia said Friday, the latest fragment discovered along western Indian Ocean shorelines that has been linked to the missing passenger jet. The composite debris, recovered from...Show More Summary

Piece of aircraft wing found on Mauritius came from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials confirm

A piece of an aircraft wing found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has been identified as belonging to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Malaysian and Australian officials said Friday. The piece of wing flap found in May was analyzed by experts at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau,...

Brothers Who Lost Parents In Tsunami Are Now Supporting Orphans In Need

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

LONDON, Oct 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly 12 years after British brothers Rob and Paul Forkan survived the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed their parents, they have combined charity work with travel and fashion to open a store...Show More Summary

New insights into how black carbon aerosols impact the atmospheric boundary layer

It is widely known that black carbon, or soot, aerosol particles emitted from South Asia are spread across the northern Indian Ocean during the winter monsoon season.

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