SA’s power crunch and soaring Indian imports have pushed up thermal coal prices in the Indian and Pacific Ocean basin. ||| Singapore - Power blackouts in South Africa and soaring Indian imports in anticipation of an El Nino climaticShow More Summary
Two months after beginning a 21,700-mile, round-the-world journey, the Solar Impulse 2 is about to embark on its toughest challenge yet: a Pacific Ocean crossing. While a typical aircraft can make the trip in 12 hours, the Impulse 2, which runs entirely on solar power and travels between 20mph...
Aqueos Corporation, a provider of subsea services to the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Coast, has entered into a long term time charter of the OSV Clean Ocean, a California
South America: Chilean representatives requested the International Court of Justice to dismiss landlocked Bolivia’s long-standing claims of access to the Pacific Ocean. Mexico: The U.S. and Canadian embassies in Mexico issued travelShow More Summary
Solar Impulse, the experimental solar-powered aircraft with just enough room for a pilot, is still on its way around the world, despite a number of delays due to poor weather conditions. The project has been grounded in Nanjing, China, since April 21 a
Ocean hot spots could help today’s long-range weather forecasters predict extreme summers for Central US From the University of New South Wales, this reminds me of the recent issue over the “warm blob” in the Pacific which is strengthening and the current drought situation in the USA. A video follows. Two ocean hot spots have…
Andre Borschberg, 62, is due to fly over the Pacific Ocean for five days and five nights in the plane that has more than 17,000 solar cells on its wings to power its motors.
Among the few positive developments was a major investment from China Ocean Shipping Company, COSCO Pacific, in Piraeus, Greece’s largest port.
It is a story about a ‘colorful’ Skipper of a Ticonderoga-Class Guided Missile Cruiser and a little Pygmy Goat that got the ride of its life across the Pacific Ocean. It has brought controversy and instability to a crew, heavy media attention to a goat, and the end of said Skipper’s career, and we have an inside source on all of it. Read more...
André Borschberg is due to fly over the Pacific Ocean for five days and five nights in the plane that has solar cells on its wings to power its motors and recharge its batteries for nighttime flying.
Oceanic volcanic islands develop above mantle hotspots or along mid oceanic ridges where the sea floor is spreading. The Hawaiian Ridge is an example of the former; its chain of islands, atolls and seamounts formed as the Pacific Plate moved northwestward above a mantle plume, a process that continues today. Show More Summary
At an earlier luncheon, Abe said there is a "synergy across the Pacific Ocean" between the nations, and he alluded to strengthened defense ties with the U.S. amid Japan's perpetual feud with archrival China. Since winning election in December 2012, Abe has been a strong advocate of closer ties with the U.S. Show More Summary
Above The Coast JENNER, CA: Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery overlooks the Pacific Ocean on near Jenner, California. Located one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is the largest wine producer on California's North Coast and is visited by more than 7 million tourists each year. Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A sea lion pup found hiding under a car in San Francisco this week was "Rubbish," the same animal who had been found in the Santa Barbara area in February and released in to the Pacific Ocean after treatment, rescuers said Friday.
Originally published on 1Sun4All. André Borschberg, co-founder and pilot of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), has rejoined the Si2 team in Nanjing, China, and is preparing for the biggest flight for the solar-powered airplane to date. It has been...Show More Summary
The solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse is heading toward one of the most difficult phases of its around-the-globe flight: crossing the Pacific Ocean. That means the pilot will have to sit for five days and nights in the confined cockpit of the plane. As you can see, it’s not particularly luxurious. Read more...
Global Competition to Revolutionize Ocean pH Sensor Technology Heads to the Pacific Ocean for Deep Sea Testing Los Angeles (April 28, 2015) — XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competition, today announced the five finalist teams competing for the $2M Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition to create pH sensor technology that […]
About halfway between Hawaii and Australia, in the Pacific Ocean's warm blue waters, lies one of the world's best kept secrets. Comprised of 29 atolls and five isolated islands, the Marshall Islands are slivers of white sand beachesShow More Summary
More than two thirds of California is in “extreme” or “exceptional” drought this year, according to the University of Nebraska’s drought monitor website. The irony that California borders the Pacific Ocean, which contains 187 quintillion gallons of undrinkable water, is not lost on scientists and legislators. Show More Summary
Tofino is the end of the road on the west coast of Vancouver Island. This town on the western edge of Canada and the eastern edge of the Pacific Ocean is the launching point for wilderness adventure on truly remote islands in the Clayoquot Sound reached by seaplane or boat. Show More Summary