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Video Hatch: “Alphonse—The Heart of the Indian Ocean

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This film is the full version release of a fly fishing trip to Alphonse, an island in Seychelles. Via Black Fly Eyes.

Australia to study three new pieces of debris for link to missing MH370

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Three new pieces of debris thought to be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have been found washed up on Indian Ocean beaches and will be examined in Australia, the transport minister said on Thursday.

Debris in Mozambique, Mauritius to be analyzed by MH370 team

SYDNEY (AP) — Three pieces of debris found washed ashore in Mozambique and the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius will be examined by investigators in Australia to see if they came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said Thursday. Two of the pieces were found in Mauritius, and one was discovered in Mozambique, Australian […]

Australia ‘expects’ to examine three new possible MH370 items

Is the general media silence about more potential MH370 parts being discovered on western Indian Ocean shores a sign of disinterest or a decline in news gathering resources? The post Australia ‘expects’ to examine three new possible MH370 items appeared first on Plane Talking.

Tiny Air Austral joins Boeing's Dreamliner club

Airline plans to use the jet for flights to Paris from Indian Ocean island of Mayotte.        

Muscle Flexing: Indian Navy Shows Off During Two Exercises

In what will be a two pronged display of their growing naval powers, India will deploy its two fleets, Eastern and Western, to the northwest Pacific Ocean and West Asia respectively.

Sri Lanka floods expected to cost at least $1.5 billion

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The cost of Sri Lanka's landslides and floods will be between $1.5 billion and $2 billion at the minimum, the government said on Monday, as the Indian Ocean island struggles to recover from its worst natural disaster since the 2004 Asia tsunami.

Heavy rainfall precedes the development of 01B in the N. Indian Ocean

NASA's AIRS instrument on the Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Cyclone 01B in the Northern Indian Ocean on May 18, 2016. This system which had been designated System 91B turned into a cyclone during the early morning hours of May 18, 2016. Show More Summary

Seychelles Decriminalizes Same-Sex Activity

The Seychelles, an island state in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa, today became the latest country to decriminalize male same-sex activity. Female same-sex relations are not criminalized in the country. The breakthrough...Show More Summary

Seychelles Lawmakers Approve Measure to Decriminalize Gay Sex

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Republic of the Seychelles, the archipelago nation off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, has moved to decriminalize gay sex. An amendment to change the country’s criminal code passed in parliament with 14 votes in favor, 14 abst… Read The post Seychelles Lawmakers Approve Measure to Decriminalize Gay Sex appeared first on Towleroad.

Beyond the Indian Ocean: India in the South Pacific

India’s connection with the South Pacific Islands has traditionally been fairly limited, despite a sizeable ethnic Indian population in Fiji. However, the relationship is gaining momentum under Prime Minister Modi’s government, and not just with Fiji but across the South Pacific. Show More Summary

The controversial plan to give Kuwait’s stateless people citizenship of a tiny, poor African island

last weekNews : BlogPost

Comoros, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, is one of the smallest  countries in Africa. Excluding the contested island of Mayotte, the Comoros archipelagos cover around 640 square miles, roughly half the size of Rhode Island. Less than a million people live on the islands, made up of a variety of ethnicities that reflect the Comoros' location at a […]

Kinked Vortices

Wow! What a great example of von Kármán vortices! This image, taken by Landsat 8 on May 3, 2016, shows a layer of stratocumulus clouds over the southern Indian Ocean. Poking above the layer is Mawson peak, a stratovolcano (lots of stratos...Show More Summary

On Land and Water: the Southern Ocean and the Importance of Correct Names

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

As a representative of the Early Millennials, I can say with confidence most of us grew up with four oceans in our geographic vocabulary — the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Arctic oceans. Granted, to impress our teachers (and by impress, … Continue reading ?

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: New Map Shows Where Plane Likely Hit Water, Evidence Mounts That Search Is Too Far South

New evidence from a computer study shows that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 apparently crashed into the Indian Ocean hundreds of miles north of where an official, Australia-led search team has been scouring the remote region of the seabed since September of 2014, according to a report from the German scientific team at the GEOMAR Hemlholtz... Show More Summary

Relive “Top Gun’s” Gay Legacy On Its 30th Anniversary

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Ah, Top Gun — the 1986 alpha male saga of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell and Nick “Goose” Bradshaw as they intercept combatant aircrafts over the Indian Ocean. Right? Well, not really. While the film may have fit appropriately into the confines of mid ’80s mainstream masculinity, the Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer bro-fest now rests squarely in the gay camp/innuendo corner. Chalk [...]

Greenpeace tackles destructive tuna fishing in the Indian Ocean

Fish Aggregating Devices are a serious driver of overfishing, which is why Greenpeace is on a mission to dismantle all the FADs it can find.

Flight 370: Two Pieces Of Debris Found In Indian Ocean ‘Almost Certainly’ From Doomed Flight

Two pieces of debris found across far-flung stretches of the Indian Ocean “almost certainly” came from Flight 370, the doomed Malaysian Airlines flight that disappeared without a trace in March 2014, MSN is reporting. The two pieces of debris were found in March, but only on Thursday did authorities announce that they were likely from... Show More Summary

Mauritius, South Africa Debris Likely Comes From Missing MH370 Plane

The debris found off the coast of South Africa and on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean most probably comes from the disappeared Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai announced on Thursday.

?Malaysia: New debris "almost certainly" from Flight 370

Malysia Airlines jetliner mysteriously disappeared over Indian Ocean more than two years ago with 239 people on board

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