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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US joins island nations in forming vast protected area for marine life Pacific sanctuary largest in world The United States joined forces with other nations to declare a vast swathe of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take "historic" steps to combat illegal fishing. Taking the helm in a stepped up fight to save ...

  2. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Second world war dead washed up by Pacific Ocean's rise- caused by global warming

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:45am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Bonn, Germany Coffins and skeletons thought to belong to Japanese soldiers flushed from graves as global warming increases level of Pacific Ocean War dead washed up by rising sea Skeletons of second world war soldiers are being washed from their graves by the rising Pacific Ocean as global warming leads to inundation of islands that saw some of the fiercest ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Pacific claims fuelled by search for resources, Chinese expansionism

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... a staggering 300 trillion yen (HK$21.75 trillion) are believed to lie on or below the seabed in the vast tracts of the Pacific Ocean that Japan will incorporate into its exclusive economic zone from ... – in large part due to objections raised by China and North Korea – preliminary research in the Pacific suggests that the region holds a treasure trove of resources, including vast amounts of rare ...

  4. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Pacific fisheries body proposes cut in juvenile bluefin tuna catch

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AP

    ... that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended cutting the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna to half of its average level in 2002-2004, a move that conservationists say is only an initial step ... for the western Pacific is expected in December. A stock assessment by the International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the Northern Pacific Ocean found the levels of bluefin ...

  5. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Global warming ‘pause’ due to Pacific ocean’s strong trade winds, says study

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:30pm by GDN

    ... to the ocean's depths, reducing the amount of heat that flows into the atmosphere. In turn, the lowering of sea surface temperatures in the Pacific triggers further cooling in other regions. The study, ... The Guardian Warming 'pause' due to trade winds, study finds The contentious "pause" in global warming over the past decade is due to strong trade winds in the Pacific ...

  6. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Atlantic Ocean soaks up heat to slow global warming, scientists believe

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... have suggested that the larger Pacific Ocean was the likely site of the "missing heat" from man-made greenhouse gases, perhaps linked to a series of La Nina cooling events ... In addition, La Nina cooling events in the Pacific Ocean had played a role, according to the report that examined why computer models of the climate had over-estimated temperature rises in the past ...

  7. News - World

    Forecasters: Raymond becomes a hurricane far off Mexico in Pacific Ocean

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:19pm by AP

    ... MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters: Raymond becomes a hurricane far off Mexico in Pacific Ocean. ...

  8. News - World

    Forecasters: Raymond becomes a hurricane far off Mexico in Pacific Ocean

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:02pm by AP

    ... MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters: Raymond becomes a hurricane far off Mexico in Pacific Ocean. ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Cosco Pacific and CIMC post slump in profits

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10pm by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com Container transport players report disappointing first-half results despite improving trade volumes and warn of more headwinds Cosco Pacific and CIMC post ... Cosco Pacific, a major port operator and container lessor, reported operating profit from its container leasing segment sank 30.2 per cent from the year-ago level to US$53.3 million in the first ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan seeks to expand its surveillance to Pacific Ocean

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 07:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Tokyo aims to upgrade is military as part of its defence strategy amid territorial disputes with Beijing Japan seeks to expand its surveillance to Pacific Ocean Japan said yesterday that it needed to expand its surveillance activities to cover the Pacific Ocean off its east coast to protect its interests in a zone rich with resources where Chinese naval ships were ...




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