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International Coastal Cleanup Day: Cleaning Up the Ocean, One Piece of Debris at a Time

Picture yourself walking along a stretch of coastline. Maybe you’re on a tranquil island in the South Pacific, or a busy beach along the Atlantic Ocean, or even a remote, icy shore near the Arctic.

Fijians vote in first poll since 2006 coup

Polling to elect new 50-member parliament seen as pivotal to end South Pacific nation's 'coup culture'.

Tropical storm Polo could become hurricane off Mexico Pacific Coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical storm Polo could become a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Thursday the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday. On Tuesday morning Polo was about 275 miles (440km) south of Mexico's...Show More Summary

Casa MO by Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto

Located in the Chilean town and popular seaside resort Zapallar, Casa Mo is situated on an area with a steep slope facing the South Pacific ocean. Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto buried the residence within the hillside so as to create no… Casa MO by Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto is a post by Maude Churchill on Highsnobiety.

2015 Cunard Boomerang Voyage

There may be no better way to experience Australia and the South Pacific in 57 days than the 2015 Cunard Boomerang Voyage. What makes the Boomerang Voyage so special? The Boomerang Voyage embarks on Queen Elizabeth out of San Francisco in February 2015 and then after an 8 day Australian land package returns from Sydney to Los Angeles […]

When Your Company Owns Madison Company, Your Band Opens For The Eagles

If I was a billionaire CEO of a cable company, I’d buy an island in the South Pacific and get a house with one of those cool libraries with a ladder to reach higher shelves and dedicate myself to the art of cheesemaking. If Jim Dolan was a billionaire CEO of a cable company, he’d book his own band to … [More]

Pacific Rubiales: An Intriguing South American Oil Play

By Jack Banser: Pacific Rubiales Energy (OTCPK:PEGFF) is a Canadian E&P company with operations mainly in South America. Anyone looking for a more diversified energy portion of their portfolio should seriously look into the company.Show More Summary

Unbelievable video shows man getting into boiling volcano

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Explorer Sam Cossman just uploaded this shocking video to Youtube showing his expedition to the bottom of the Marum Crater. An active and very dangerous volcano located in the Republic of Vanuatu, in the South Pacific Ocean. The images captured are both impressive and terrifying. Read more...

Samoa Opens Largest Solar Photovoltaic Array in South Pacific

The South Pacific Island of Samoa has opened the region's largest solar array, the Faleata Racecourse. Located in the capital city of Apia, the 2.2 MW photovoltaic array was built in the middle of the city's large racecourse. Working with two smaller arrays,

Volcano Erupts in Papua New Guinea, Diverting Flights

A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Friday sent smoke and ash spewing high over the South Pacific island nation, leading some aircraft to alter their flight paths. Mount Tavurvur on East New Britain Island erupted hours before dawn, a bulletin from the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory said. There have been no reports of injuries……

South Pacific Volcano Erupts, Diverts Flights

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano still hasn't blown its top but an eruption is disrupting aviation on the other side of the world: Flights between Australia and Asia have been diverted and an ash cloud could disrupt flight plans further after a major eruption in Papua New Guinea, the AP reports. Mount...

France returns skull of New Caledonian chief, 135 years on

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

France returned the skull of a New Caledonian rebel chief on Thursday, 135 years after it was cut off in a battle between the people of the South Pacific island and their French colonisers. In a solemn ceremony in Paris, France's Overseas...Show More Summary

Hauntingly Beautiful Estate Near Santa Barbara Reviving a Sense Of Awe

This impressive Santa Barbara luxury home occupies a four acre piece of land in a gated community between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez mountains south of Los Angeles. Located in the vicinity of Santa Barbara, the home in the Cima...Show More Summary

France returns skull of New Caledonian chief, 135 years on

France returned the skull of a New Caledonian rebel chief on Thursday, 135 years after it was cut off in a battle between the people of the South Pacific island and their French colonisers. In a solemn ceremony in Paris, France's Overseas...Show More Summary

Sailing the South Pacific Circuit Aboard the Sofrana Surville [TIMELAPSE]

Sofrana Unilines, a New Zealand-based ship owner/operator filmed the entire 33-day round-trip voyage of its vessel Sofrana Surville as it sailed between New Zealand, Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea [...] The post Sailing the South Pacific Circuit Aboard the Sofrana Surville [TIMELAPSE] appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Six Islands in a Single-Engine, Part 1: Planning to Fly the South Pacific

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

It's the stuff of headlines, when a pilot ventures away from familiar runways to embark on an epic aviation adventure in a single-engine aircraft, and it's exactly what Jaunted contributor Joe Corrigan is doing. Follow along over the...Show More Summary

This tiny South Pacific nation owns one of the most lucrative internet suffixes in the world

This week, Amazon purchased Twitch — a company that live-streams people playing video games as if they were sports — for $1.1 billion, training a spolight not only on the lucrative world of online gaming, but on web-streaming services like Twitch that use.tv as an internet suffix. Show More Summary

Australian Forces in S. Pacific Disaster Relief Exercise

Almost 200 members of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force are joining forces with personnel from across the region in a major humanitarian relief exercise in the South Pacific,

There Have Been Five—Yes, Five!—Monster Hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific This Year

Right now, swirling south of the Baja California peninsula, is a monster hurricane named Marie. Currently a Category 4 storm with 145 mile per hour maximum sustained winds, yesterday the storm was a full fledged Category 5, with 160 mile per hour winds. Show More Summary

Hurricane Marie Intensifies In Pacific, Dangerous Forecast

Hurricane Marie is becoming a relatively rare occurrence as a storm in the South Pacific that may affect latitudes north of South and Central America. Headed west-northwest, Hurricane Marie is currently a Category 4 weather event, with wind speeds over 150 miles per hour. These winds are expected to slow to 105 mph by Tuesday

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