Tropical Cyclone Lusi has spawned warnings and watches in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Zealand as it moves through the South Pacific Ocean. NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites provided visible and infrared views of the storm that...Show More Summary
New Zealand doctors said today that a 7-year-old Japanese girl was bitten about 100 times during a dog mauling that has horrified many in the South Pacific nation. Zac Moaveni, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital, told reporters that the girl, Sakurako Uehara, would likely need repeated...
Early Lapita inhabitants of Vanuatu, a South Pacific Island, ate fish, marine turtles, and wild or domestic animals, rather than relying on horticulture during early colonization, according to a study published March 5, 2014, in theShow More Summary
Early Lapita inhabitants of Vanuatu, a South Pacific Island, ate fish, marine turtles, and wild or domestic animals, rather than relying on horticulture during early colonization, according to a study published March 5, 2014, in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Rebecca Kinaston from University of Otago in New Zealand and colleagues. read more
In one of her latest venture, world-renowned Australian actress Cate Blanchett lends her talents to the natural world as she narrates a breathtaking IMAX documentary: Journey to the South Pacific. Read More The post Cate Blanchett Narrates South Pacific 3D Documentary appeared first on Ecorazzi.
By Marc Chandler: Many observers had thought the island disputes in the South and East China Seas posed the biggest threat to peace, with some officials and media drawing parallels between 1914 and 2014. Yet if even if a Pacific Century has begun, Europe's geopolitical challenges persist. Show More Summary
If you're in the Pacific, there's a better chance you're nodding along with Cat Power rather than grooving to Fantasia — but that reverses if you're across the country in the South Atlantic.
By William Hobart, a Lowy Institute International Security intern. 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
Skating Polly‘s album Fuzz Steilacoom (Chap Stereo) was released yesterday and for those who live out of the Pacific Northwest, Steilacoom is a town here in Washington State, about 30 minutes south of Tacoma. Are these ladies Washingtonians? They’re actually from Oklahoma City and to add further to the confusion, one of the songs on […]
New dramas by award-winning New York playwrights Adam Rapp, Theresa Rebeck and Rajiv Joseph will be part of the 2014 Pacific Playwrights Festival, scheduled for April 25 to 27 at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa.
MapR last week expanded its presence in the fast-growing Asia Pacific region with the opening of an office in Seoul meant to serve as a platform for addressing the accelerating adoption of Big Data among South Korea’s largest companies. The … Continue reading ?
During a very strong El Niño, sea level can drop in the tropical western South Pacific and tides remain below normal for up to a year, especially around Samoa. Scientists are studying the climate effects of this variation of El Niño, naming it 'El Niño Taimasa' after the wet stench of coral die-offs, called 'taimasa' by Samoans.
During very strong El Niño events, sea level drops abruptly in the tropical western Pacific and tides remain below normal for up to a year in the South Pacific, especially around Samoa. The Samoans call the wet stench of coral die-offs arising from the low sea levels "taimasa" (pronounced [kai' ma'sa]). Show More Summary
The South Pacific archipelago of Samoa and American Samoa harbors a global health mystery that may seem both remote and extreme but could foretell trends in obesity and related conditions across much of the developing world.About three-quarters of the U.S. Show More Summary
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — The South Pacific archipelago of Samoa and American Samoa harbors a global health mystery that may seem both remote and extreme but could foretell trends in obesity and related conditions across much of the developing world. About three-quarters of the U.S. Show More Summary
After smashing attendance records at The Great Gathering, the reunion of all six surviving A4 Class Pacific steam locomotives held at the National Railway Museum in York last July, Bittern, Dominion of South Africa, Dominion of Canada, Sir Nigel Gresley, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mallard, holder of the world land speed record for steam locomotives, [...]
A fire-damaged tankship, 'Maritime Maisie' loaded with hazardous chemicals has become a maritime football in the north Pacific, with Japan and South Korea unwilling
By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, Feb 12 (Reuters) – A fire-ravaged ship loaded with hazardous chemicals has become a maritime football in the north Pacific, with Japan and South Korea unwilling [...]
Don Presley Auctions is back with a new Southern California venue and a grand opening auction scheduled for Sunday, March 2, beginning at noon Pacific Time. Don Presley Auctions has taken space at South Coast Auction, 2202 S. Main St. Show More Summary
MAGGIE DOYNE is only 23 years old, but she knew at 18 that there was a lot more to the world than the traditional life path of our Western culture. After backpacking and volunteering in the South Pacific Islands, Maggie found herself in northeastern India where she worked with Nepalese refugees. In 2006 she headed [...]