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
(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
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 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 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 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 »
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.
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
The 13,500 hectare island lies 2600km northwest of Perth and 350km south of Indonesia in the Indian Ocean.
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
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.
(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.
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
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.
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
“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?
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 revealed geography of sea floor for scientists, even if the effort failed to find the plane.
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
We leave you this Sunday Morning with a dive into the Indian Ocean at Kenya's Mombasa Marine National Park. Videographer: Ziggy Livnat.