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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 - 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Our Ocean conference opens with plaintive pleas to save the seas

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... the ocean habitat and marine species. President Anote Tong, of the low-lying Pacific nation of Kiribati, said that despite concerns about the economic fallout, all commercial fishing would be banned ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Secretary of State John Kerry has sounded the alarm on the perils facing oceans, calling for a global strategy to save the life-giving seas. ...

  8. Comment

    Hong Kong can and must help revive our depleting oceans

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:29am by VICTOR CHU

    ... fishers. We all have a responsibility to promote ocean recovery, and we are optimistic about the potential for our rescue package to make a difference. The Asia-Pacific region accounts for more ... Victor Chu Victor Chu says despite the grave problem of depleting global fish stocks, rejuvenation is possible, starting with action to cut hefty subsidies and curb illegal fishing Ocean ...

  9. PLA ships seen testing drones in Pacific Ocean

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Okinotori Island, a tiny Pacific atoll Japan considers part of its territory but which China considers a mere reef. UAVs are considered vital weapons above 21st-century battlefields. The drones can ...

  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE OPINION

    Vinexpo Asia-Pacific lingers long on the palate

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:39am by Mischa Moselle

    ... the Pacific ocean and cool the grapes overnight. The characterful Australian Chester Osborn was there to introduce his range of eccentrically named but well-made wines. We enjoyed the 100 per cent ...




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