The AP says: The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 60,000 square kilometers (23,000 square miles) in the Indian Ocean if the jetliner is not found by May, officials said Thursday, affirming their commitment to not give up until it is located. The story is here.
The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 23,000 square miles in the Indian Ocean if the jetliner is not found by May, officials said today, affirming their commitment to not give up until it is located. The announcement removes some ambiguity...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 60,000 square kilometers (23,000 square miles) in the Indian Ocean if the jetliner is not found by May, officialsShow More Summary
At 35,000 feet over the Indian Ocean, Lee Pao Nelson paused to re-evaluate his life. There was plenty of tangible evidence to score himself by. It was his thirtieth birthday, and here he was in first class, a piquant glass of merlot on the tray table in front of him, leather upholstery underneath him, his understated Joseph Abboud suit shrugging off the wrinkles.
A 13-year-old surfer was killed in the waters off an Indian Ocean island on Sunday morning after he was attacked by a shark, in full view of horrified onshore onlookers. Elio Canestri, described by pro surfer Jeremy Flores as “one of our best up and coming” surfers, reportedly was surfing in an area off the […]
A teenage surfer died in a shark attack this morning off the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, reports the BBC. The 13-year-old boy, said to be a talented surfer named Elio, was in a closed-off section of water; the AP notes that a spike in shark attacks has driven...
Here go the cat-related news for this past week..The first and perhaps most shocking news of this week comes from an unlikely place. La Reunion island in the Indian Ocean. A French island of roughly a thousand square miles in size, La Reunion is located a couple of hundred miles off the eastern coast of Africa. Show More Summary
When Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 inexplicably changed course on 8 March 2014 and from all indications eventually flew to its doom in the southern Indian Ocean, it must have crossed paths with the shipping below. But has anyone systematically interrogated those container ships, or those fishing fleet mother ships that were legal? And if they [...]
The British government has been accused of stalling over the publication of flight records in and out of the British-owned island of Diego Garcia, amid claims the remote Indian Ocean location was used as part of the CIA's post 9/11 torture and rendition program.
A senior Bush administration official told VICE News in January that the agency did hold prisoners at a US base on the British Indian Ocean territory. But the UK continues to stall on releasing the logs.
The crash site of the MH370 aircraft has allegedly been found, according to a group of islanders in the Maldives. The Express has reported that inhabitants of the island of Kudahuvadhoo, in Dhaalu Atol, want investigators who are searching...Show More Summary
Over the last few decades the amount of carbon-di-oxide has been increased day to day. The ocean acidification is the additional concern with global warming. The rate of ocean acidification in Atlantic Pacific and Indian Ocean has been increased in comparison to pre-industrial times to post industrial times. Reports and researches have showed that ocean […]
Upcoming Events Th 1030-1200: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Naval Nuclear Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Scuttlebutt (News) · New US Navy Fleet Goal: 308 Ships The Navy’s 30-year shipbuilding plan has been revised upwardShow More Summary
It’s been over a year since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, probably crashing into the Indian Ocean. Oddly, although a search team continues to look for the downed plane off the west coast
Reports by residents of a small Indian Ocean island community in the Maldives that they saw a large passenger jet flying over the area on the morning that the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was reported missing have raised the possibility...Show More Summary
I’ve posted a lot of images of cyclones from space … but I have never seen anything like this! That is the view of the tropical cyclone Bansi, which has been blowing in the Indian Ocean, a few hundred kilometers east of the island of Mauritius, which is itself east of Madagascar. Show More Summary
The French photographer Ambroise Tézenas was travelling in Sri Lanka when the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami struck, killing more than thirty thousand people on the island within minutes. Four years later, he came across a newspaper article...Show More Summary
As India, Pakistan and perhaps China develop their naval nuclear forces, they will enter increasingly murky waters, says a report published in the National Interest.
A rise in illegal fishing off Somalia could spark a resurgence in piracy, United Nations and Somali fishing officials have warned, nearly three years after the pirates' last successful hijacking in the Indian Ocean. The post Rise in Illegal Fishing Threatens to Revive Somali Piracy appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
David Brewster Security, The nuclear race in the Indian Ocean is heating up... While the world focuses on the dangers that a nuclear-armed Iran could present in the Middle East, a potentially more dangerous and unstable nuclear proliferation...Show More Summary