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Brokers Marcon Conclude Ocean Deck Barge Sale

Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Washington says that Pacific Coast Maritime, Inc., Seattle, Washington, a subsidiary of Harley Marine Services, Seattle,

The Tiny Creek That Connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans

2 days agoOdd : Neatorama

(Image: wheatley_cereal) There's a natural spring in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming that flows in 2 directions. One ultimately connects to the Mississippi River, which flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The other connects to the Columbia River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean. Show More Summary

This creek divides the US connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Panama Canal is not the only water line connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. There's a place in Wyoming—deep in the Teton Wilderness Area of the Bridger-Teton National Forest—in which a creek splits in two. Like the canal, this creek connects the two oceans dividing North America in two parts. Read more...

Today's Antarctic region once as hot as California, Florida

Parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today's California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat, according to scientists using a new way to measure past temperatures. The findings,...Show More Summary

Teen Survives 5-Hour Flight to Hawaii in Plane's Wheel Well

A 16-year-old boy somehow survived a five and a half hour flight halfway across the Pacific Ocean—from California to Maui—while stowed away in a passenger jet's wheel well. Read more...

Stowaway survives flight from San Jose to Maui in jet's wheel well

A 16-year-old boy survived a harrowing trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean Sunday after climbing into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet flying from San Jose to Maui, emerging unharmed despite freezing temperatures and a lack of oxygen on a flight that reached an altitude of 38,000 feet, an FBI official said.

16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

HONOLULU (AP) — A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

California runaway teen survives flight to Hawaii in plane's wheel well

3 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

"A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen," reports the AP.

China's pollution is messing with US weather, scientists say

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Scientists in the US are claiming that China's air pollution is intensifying storms as it creeps along the Pacific Ocean, ultimately affecting weather patterns in North America. It won't stop until devours us all, SCMP reports. [ more › ]

Indo-Pacific security links: Kashmir violence, Obama in Asia, Indonesian foreign policy, drones and more

By David Schaefer, an intern in the Lowy Institute's International Security program. 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. Show More Summary

Indo-Pacific Security links: China's new cruiser, Iranian navy, Abbott in Tokyo, Australian subs and more

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

Indo-Pacific security links: Obama's visit to Asia, Indonesia, MH370, the pivot and more

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

New species of killer sponges discovered off California coast

Researchers in Monterey Bay, California, have discovered four new species of killer sponges in the Pacific Ocean. Marcella Lee reports.

Researchers discover another massive hole in the atmosphere

A naturally occurring hole over the Pacific Ocean could have implications for global climate change

Puget Sound's rich waters supplied by deep, turbulent canyon

The headwaters for Puget Sound's famously rich waters lie far below the surface, in a submarine canyon that draws nutrient-rich water up from the deep ocean. New measurements may explain how the Pacific Northwest's inland waters are able to support so many shellfish, salmon runs and even the occasional pod of whales. read more

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake rocks Pacific Ocean near Solomon Islands

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands on Sunday morning with enough force to generate a tsunami warning for the immediate surrounding area, according to U.S. government agencies.

Family Returns Safely To California After Pacific Ocean Rescue

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A family of four rescued from their sailboat after their infant daughter became seriously ill at sea returned safely to San Diego on [...] The post Family Returns Safely To California After Pacific Ocean Rescue appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

El Nino Odds High As Pacific Ocean Warms

By Phoebe Sedgman (Bloomberg) – An El Nino weather pattern, which can parch parts of Australia and Asia while bringing rains to South America, will probably develop in the next [...] The post El Nino Odds High As Pacific Ocean Warms appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

El Nino Has Arrived

By Chris Orr: El Nino will be in the forefront of the news cycle during the next month as it continues to strengthen across the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Its impact is already being felt with drier than normal weather across parts of Brazil and Indonesia. Show More Summary

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