AMSA leading program to strengthen search and rescue capabilities in Indian Ocean region The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said it has commenced
Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the United States and several international organizations began the fourth
Eunice (left) and Diamondra (right) are a pair of tropical cyclones currently whirling about the Indian Ocean. The latter formed on January 26 and is projected to die out presently. Eunice, which was named just hours ago, is expected to intensify in the coming days. Read more...
Optimism in the search for MH370, ships congregating in the south Indian Ocean, and a 7 March release for the next report from the Malaysian investigation. It's all happening, maybe!
Abhijit Singh Security, China "A sustained “maritime presence” in the Indian Ocean Region, however, is all Beijing needs to strategically dominate the region." After a PLA-Navy submarine docked twice in Colombo, Sri Lanka last year,...Show More Summary
Andrea Woodhouse, who was in Indonesia when the Indian Ocean tsunami hit a decade ago, reflects on the connection between grief and catastrophe: In her book Upheavals of Thought, the philosopher Martha Nussbaum argues that emotion is bound up with intelligence: it is not opposed to rationality but rather at its center. Feelings such as […]
The Indo-Pacific is a strategic system encompassing the Indian and Pacific oceans, reflecting the expanding interests and reach of China and India as well as the enduring role of the US. The Lowy Institute's International Security program...Show More Summary
Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has been missing for 10 months, and there hasn’t been the slightest piece of hard evidence suggesting that the Boeing 777 is indeed in the southern Indian Ocean. According to Fox News, authorities have prepared a “salvage operation” just in case the fuselage is located. Show More Summary
A rambling wood-and-iron mansion with a steep metal roof stands from the Seychelles' colonial days. Today it's home to the oldest restaurant in this Indian Ocean island chain. Marie Antoinette's serves up Seychellois "creole" food, a fusion of Asian, African, and French flavors. Show More Summary
Those of you who have the distinct pleasure of traveling home via the Long Island Railroad are probably still experiencing some residual rage and resentment following last night's Benghazi 9/11 Indian Ocean Tsunami commute. Okay that's...Show More Summary
While I was searching for an article to write and post here at The Gate, I accidentally stumbled upon a video — which led to a series of seven videos — much of which are actual footage of the Boxing Day tsunami which occurred in theShow More Summary
NASA's Terra satellite passed Tropical Cyclone Bansi on January 13 when it was about 170 nautical miles (195 miles/314 km) north of the Island of Mauritius and a major hurricane in the Southern Indian Ocean. read more
Long days of sunshine, a sub-tropical climate, and miles of warm Indian Ocean washing footsteps off sandy beaches make KwaZulu-Natal a popular holiday destination in South Africa. Whether you prefer beaches with buzzing nightlife on its doorstep, or the quiet sanctuary of untouched sands, you?ll find the perfect spot on the KwaZulu-Natal coastline. Show More Summary
Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has been missing since March of 2014, and frustrations are only growing with each day that passes. According to ABC.net, relatives of the victims on board the missing Boeing 777 are experiencing all kinds of emotions as they haven’t received any closure on the matter. Show More Summary
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, while monitoring the activities of a poaching vessel in the South Indian Ocean, has captured unprecedented footage of an entire pod of rare "Ecotype D" orca whales. Read more...
A Spanish warship ESPS Rayo will be deployed in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for the next six months. ESPS Rayo is part of Spain's contribution to the European Union's fight against piracy.
By Pete Thomas/GrindTv Mysterious and rarely observed killer whales described simply as “Type D” were documented recently in the southern Indian Ocean by a Sea Shepherd Conservation Society crew that had been pursuing what it claimed to be poachers. Show More Summary
Last week marked the 10-year anniversary of the massive tsunami that roared across the Indian Ocean and devasted the coastlines of fourteen countries. One of the deadlist natural disasters in modern history, the tsunami took the lives of more than...
Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami hit South and Southeast Asia, countries in the region are better prepared to deal with tragedies, the United Nations Food
Scotland Isle and Indian Ocean (Behr) in Matthew's Magical Woodland Wonderland Bold color in the home isn't for everyone, but even if it's not for you, you can admire those who embrace, celebrate and go wild with it. Here are some of the boldest uses of color from reader rooms this past year from just plain loud colors to unexpected color pairings. Enjoy! READ MORE »