Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Trend Results : Pacific Ocean


Blog Post Results (1-20 of 3138)

FILTER RESULTS

Indo-Pacific security links: Congress and the pivot, Sri Lanka, Tejas, Vietnam 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

U.S. surfer's body found by dad in Pacific Ocean off Mexico

The body of a missing surfer from San Diego has been found in the waters off a popular Mexican resort just south of Tijuana, family says.

Against The Sun

Arriving on the heels of Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken," which also featured a sequence involving a life raft adrift in the Pacific ocean during WWII, The American Film Company's "Against the Sun" tells the true story of an air crew who had to take to the life raft after their plane went down in the Pacific. Show More Summary

Changing ocean chemistry imperils ecosystem (video)

Fisheries in Peruvian Pacific struggle to keep up with demand amid rising sea temperatures and ocean acidification. More than one billion people in the world rely on food harvested from the ocean. But global fisheries – already stretched by overfishing – are now threatened by rising sea temperatures and ocean acidification. Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark […]

WESTPAC Training Workshop on Research and Monitoring of the Ecological Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Coral Reef Ecosystems, Phuket, Thailand, 19-21 January 2015

The IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) aims to establish regional research and monitoring network on ocean acidification in the Western Pacific and its adjacent regions, and develop a regional program, as one regional...Show More Summary

Why Republicans Want to Give President Obama More Power

The politics of passing the largest trade agreement ever—further tying the economies of 12 countries nested on the Pacific Ocean, an area larger than the Earth’s landmass—is complex, to say the least. But House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan, a pivotal figure on trade in his new perch, appears optimistic that Congress can pass…

San Diego gets 2016 MLB All-Star Game

The Pacific Ocean and Western Metal Supply Company building will get lots of exposure in July 2016. MLB announced Thursday that Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, will be the site of the 2016 All-Star Game. It's official! Get ready San Diego…we're getting an All-Star Game! #ASG pic.twitter.com/2zWTP6ZP5R — San Diego Padres (@Padres) […]

Why the Russian Far East Is So Important to China

VLADIVOSTOK -- Russia is seldom thought of as an Asia-Pacific country. Yet it is one -- thanks to its Far East. The Russian Far East is a huge area of northeastern Eurasia stretching from Lake Baikal to the Pacific Ocean. Allowing Russia...Show More Summary

Why the Russian Far East Is So Important to China

VLADIVOSTOK -- Russia is seldom thought of as an Asia-Pacific country. Yet it is one -- thanks to its Far East. The Russian Far East is a huge area of northeastern Eurasia stretching from Lake Baikal to the Pacific Ocean. Allowing Russia...Show More Summary

Trapped Methane Escapes as Pacific Depths Warm Up

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network Oceanographers in the U.S. warn that volumes of methane equivalent to a major oil spill are rising to the surface each year as warmer waters heat the frozen ocean bed.

USS Sampson Helping In Search for AirAsia Flight 8501

When AirAsia Flight 8501 went missing last weekend, an international search for the plane, believed lost in the Pacific Ocean, began. Joining that search was the USS Sampson, a guided missile destroyer that was near the area when the crash was first reported and responded with maritime aid quickly. Show More Summary

Does Ohio State or Oregon have the championship's recruiting talent advantage?

The Buckeye defense is one of the most loaded units in the country, while Oregon has the title game's top former prospect and an all-time underrated gem from the middle of the Pacific Ocean. We already knew the College Football Playoff...Show More Summary

It Took 2.1 Years For Fukushima's Radioactive Plume to Reach Us

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cesium 134 and cesium 137: The two isotopes that were released into the Pacific Ocean when an earthquake ruined the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on the eastern coast of Japan in 2011. The panic over the leakage was instantaneous in the US—but a new study shows whether it was valid. Read more...

Radiation from Fukushima Reaching West Coast

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan has made the three-year trek across the Pacific ocean and reached the waters off the West Coast of the United States and Canada, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Show More Summary

5.1 Earthquake Off Northern California Coast

A magnitude 5.1 quake struck 70 miles west of Ferndale, CA in the Pacific Ocean. A Ferndale police dispatcher said there were no reports of injuries or damage from the quake, which according to the USGS’s website occurred at 4:16 a.m. Pacific Time. No tsunami warning was issued for the area following the magnitude 5.1 [...]

Magnitude 5.1 quake hits in waters off Northern California coast

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the Northern California coast on Thursday, about 70 miles (113 km) west of the town of Ferndale, the U.S. Geological Survey said. A Ferndale police dispatcher said...Show More Summary

Unbroken – Great Story; Prosaic Movie!

The story of Louis Zamperini – from kid on the wrong path to Olympic athlete to surviving forty-seven days adrift in the Pacific Ocean to Japanese POW (and recipient of far worse than merely tortuous treatment – is one so improbable that it comfortably fits every possible definition of both heroism and ‘you can’t make … Continue reading Unbroken – Great Story; Prosaic Movie! ?

CSCL’s Second 19,100 TEU Giant Named and Delivered in South Korea

The second installment of the new world's largest containership by TEU capacity, CSCL Pacific Ocean, has officially been named and delivered by the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea. The post CSCL’s Second 19,100 TEU Giant Named and Delivered in South Korea appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Unexpected Life Found In The Ocean's Deepest Trench

last monthNews : The Two-Way

An expedition to the Pacific's Mariana Trench has found evidence that life exists miles below the surface. But it's not life as we know it.

Jack O’Connell Describes the Tough Days Shooting ‘Unbroken’

In Angelina Jolie's new movie "Unbroken," rising British actor Jack O'Connell plays Louie Zamperini, a World War II soldier whose plane crashes in the Pacific Ocean. He survived a month and a half at sea, floating on a raft in shark-infested waters, before being picked up as a prisoner of war by the Japanese. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC