Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-1 radar vision over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and Alaska
Frankie Ferrari turned in a double-double and San Francisco pulled into a tie with Pacific for the No. 4 seed into the West Coast Conference tournament by upsetting the Tigers, 84-74
Recent emergencies in the Asia Pacific show countries respond to disasters in line with their existing political alliances. This pattern is called "disaster diplomacy," according to an expert who spoke with Business Insider. Disaster...Show More Summary
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive launches the fortieth anniversary of its MATRIX Program?which introduces Bay Area audiences to exceptional voices in contemporary art?with an exhibition of work by Jay Heikes, the Minneapolis-based artist whose practice explores the interplay between borders, music, and material discovery. Show More Summary
On To Infinity, the indie rock prodigies of Special Explosion grapple with adulthood. by Morgan Troper When Special Explosion dropped its debut EP in 2012, the Seattle band seemed poised to become Pacific Northwest indie rock’s next big thing. Show More Summary
(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) A team led by geochemist Dr. Katharina Pahnke from Oldenburg has discovered important evidence that the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels at the end of the last ice age was triggered by changes in the Antarctic Ocean.
A team led by geochemist Dr. Katharina Pahnke from Oldenburg has discovered important evidence that the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels at the end of the last ice age was triggered by changes in the Antarctic Ocean. The researchers...Show More Summary
Multiple female authors have accused Lemony Snicket, the writer behind A Series of Unfortunate Events, of making sexually inappropriate comments, according to the Pacific Standard. The allegations against Snicket, whose real name is Daniel Handler, first surfaced last week after he signed a pledge launched by YA author Gwenda Bond ... More »
The U.S. Navy on Tuesday assisted in the rescue three fishermen who spent eight days adrift aboard their 19-foot skiff in the South Pacific. The fishermen were first reported missing on February 12 after they failed to return from a fishing trip near Chuuk Lagoon in the Federated States of Micronesia. Show More Summary
About a month ago I wrote about the rumor that Cathay Pacific was expected to announce flights to Cape Town soon. This was per the always reliable Danny Lee at the South China Morning Post. As expected, this rumor has now been confirmed. Cathay...Show More Summary
In the Pacific Northwest, spinach seed is a tiny crop with huge value. And it's in big trouble.
Cathay Pacific has been on quite a roll in terms of launching new routes. This isn’t surprising, since the carrier is taking delivery of more and more A350s, and are trying to put them to good use on routes that weren’t previously profitable. Show More Summary
Climate change is dialing up the pressure on species around the world. Polar bears may be the most iconic example, but creatures from corals to elephants are all affected by a warming, changing planet.
One of my favorite aspects of flying with the Gulf carriers is that they have cabin crew from all over the world. So while I find that Gulf carriers sometimes don't have the best service (there's huge inconsistency), I'm always fascinated...Show More Summary
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(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Pacific coast marshes, particularly those in California and Oregon, are highly vulnerable to climate change, according to a new modeling analysis. Under higher-range sea level rise...Show More Summary
Universal has officially booked June 11, 2021 as the opening day of Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World 3. Currently, Jurassic World 3 has that date all to its own. The only other title in proximity is an untitled Disney/Pixar movie...Show More Summary
Yesterday I read that a couple of Republican senators thought Donald Trump should rethink his decision to pull out of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade treaty with 11 other nations. But the Washington Post reports today that support for TPP has expanded: The latest: Half of the Senate GOP is urging Trump to reconsider […]