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Stock video site VideoBlocks raises $8M from North Atlantic Capital

The stock footage marketplace gives unlimited b-roll to subscribers and 100 percent commission to contributors.

Atlantic Salmon Federation calls on Greenland to cut catches

Some are calling on Greenland to scrap its commercial factory salmon fishery as part of a multinational effort to protect the stock that migrates north to feeding grounds off its west coast from rivers in Canada, the States and other...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, May 2015

Here’s a look at just some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the annual Duckling Day Parade, North Atlantic right whales feeding in the waters off Duxbury Beach, college commencements, and the Boston...Show More Summary

Homeless Atlantic Oil Tankers Deepen Global Glut

Millions of stranded barrels underscore glut WAF, North Sea differentials hit multi-year lows Elevated freight rates complicate search for buyers By Libby George and Claire Milhench, LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) – A shadowy build up of...Show More Summary

With Global Warming, a future of Pacific Superstorms

By Wei Mei | (The Conversation) | – Every year, typhoons over the western North Pacific – the equivalent to hurricanes in the North Atlantic – cause considerable damage in East and…

Map: The U.S. is bound by treaties to defend a quarter of humanity

4 days agoNews : BlogPost

The United States is bound by a number of treaties that could, in theory, force it to get involved in a war if an ally is attacked. Consider, for example, the situation in Ukraine, a non-member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. If a NATO ally were to find itself under similar threat from Russia, the U.S. […]

Increased typhoon intensity linked to ocean warming

Every year, typhoons over the western North Pacific – the equivalent to hurricanes in the North Atlantic – cause considerable damage in East and Southeast Asia. read more

New study shows influence on climate of fresh water during last ice age

A new study shows how huge influxes of fresh water into the North Atlantic Ocean from icebergs calving off North America during the last ice age had an unexpected effect -- they increased the production of methane in the tropical wetlands.

Launched: North Sea’s Newest Multi Role, Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel

Today Atlantic Offshore Rescue will unveil the third new vessel in the past 12 months as part of its fleet modernisation programme, representing an investment totaling £300 million.    Ocean Falcon, a brand new Class A Multi Role and...Show More Summary

May 27, 1941. Sinking of the Bismarck

On May 18, 1941 the Bismarck and her consort Prinz Eugen sortied from the Pomeranian port of Gotenhafen, present day Gdynia, Poland, to raid British commerce in the North Atlantic. The Bismarck, displacing some 50,000 tons, had been launched in 1939 and was a formidable combatant carrying 8 x 15 guns as her main battery. Show More Summary

Geologic History of Cuba

As the Atlantic Ocean began to open, some 160 million years ago (MYA), the North and South American Plates were forced westward, a tectonic process that continues today. In concert, the Caribbean Plate was shoved between them.The geology of Cuba, which lies along the southern edge of the North American Plate, is complex. Show More Summary

Plan B – the Hawaii of the North Atlantic? Dr Richard Cornes

Constitutional Futures 2015 – 2025 – a vignette, and comment  January 1, 2025 As the first day of 2025 dawns the people of the Kingdom of England wake looking forward to the arrival of their new passports, issued by the United States of… America. Governor Farage’s message is unusually sober, encouraging, almost apologetic: While we […]

NATO Never Planned to Extend Afghanistan Transit Via Russia Beyond 2014

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) did not plan to renegotiate the transit of its security forces and military equipment to and from Afghanistan through Russian territory after 2014, an official from the military alliance said Thursday.

Distinctive individual voices of North Atlantic right whales

The same theory that explains individual differences in human speech has recently been applied to other members of the animal kingdom, including dogs and deer. Now researchers are working to understand whether individually distinctive...Show More Summary

Spaniards Sparkle in Volvo Ocean Race

 Spanish boat MAPFRE led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Newport, Rhode Island, and into the most challenging of the remaining three legs through the North Atlantic, reports AFP.

New Earth-Orbiting Microwave Gun is Making Killer Maps of Wind Dynamics

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On May 10th, tropical storm Ana—the first named storm of this year’s North Atlantic hurricane season—made landfall along the Carolina coast. NASA scientists took the opportunity to observe the storm’s wind dynamics with one of their newest toys and produced this spectacular wind map while they were at it. Read more...

Why the Atlantic Ocean was More Acidified During the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum

Around 55 million years ago, an abrupt global warming event triggered a highly corrosive deep-water current through the North Atlantic Ocean. The current's origin puzzled scientists for a decade, but an international team of researchers...Show More Summary

Latvia Installs NATO Air Defense Radar System

A long-range air surveillance radar has been installed in northwestern Latvia as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) air defense system, local media reported Friday.

Crapwagon Outtake: 2004 Ford Focus SVT

For decades, compact cars from Dearborn were miserable. Blue Oval enthusiasts in North America looked longingly at the rally-bred Escorts in the UK and Europe, wondering when the promised “world car” would cross the Atlantic. Improbably, I was one of those guys. Show More Summary

Corrosive ocean 55 million years ago may have implications for modern global warming

About 55 million years ago, an abrupt global warming even triggered a highly corrosive deep water current through the North Atlantic Ocean. Now, scientists are taking a closer look at the phenomenon in order to see what implications this may have for future climate warming. In this latest study, the researchers examined the acidification of […]

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