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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Cuvier’s beaked whale tracked spending over two hours underwater

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:00pm by Reuters

    ... minutes underwater before resurfacing. Those are breath-taking accomplishments for an air-breathing creature. In fact, those figures represent both the deepest and the longest dives ever ... Reuters in Washington Whales prove they are champions of deep diving If there were a gold medal for cetacean diving, it undoubtedly would go to the Cuvier's beaked whale. Scientists ...

  2. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Australian officials say current underwater search for MH370 complete in 5-7 days

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 01:44pm by AFP

    ... be completed within a week, search officials said. "Provided the weather is favourable for launch and recovery of the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and we have a good run with the serviceability of the AUV, we should complete the search of the focused underwater area in five to seven days," the Australian Joint Agency Co-ordination Centre said. Technical hitches, including ...

  3. News - World - SURVIVAL

    Nigerian attributes rescue after 3 days underwater to divine deliverance

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:23pm by AP

    ... cook rescued after three days underwater Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. The Nigerian cook ... that his rescue after 72 hours underwater at a depth of 30 metres is a sign of divine deliverance. The other 11 seaman aboard the Jascon 4 died. Divers sent to the scene were looking only ...

  4. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 resumes in Indian Ocean

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:51am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sydney First of three ships seeking missing airliner expected in Indian Ocean today Search for Flight 370 about to start again The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed on Monday in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocea ...

  5. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Mini-sub dives deeper in search for plane

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 12:01am by AGENCIES

    ... said yesterday, as it made its fifth dive to the seabed. Searchers have extended the hunt beyond the normal 4,500-metre depth range of Bluefin-21, the US Navy's Autonomous Underwater ... by sonar, has searched 110 square kilometres so far. But the data retrieved has not yet revealed anything of value. Abbott was quoted on Wednesday as saying that "we believe [the underwater ...

  6. News - Asia - GEOLOGY

    Search for flight MH370 reveals underwater world on seabed

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Extinct volcanoes found on seabed as part of hunt for flight MH370 Search for flight MH370 reveals underwater world Remnants of volcanoes, towering ridges and deep trenches have been discovered on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean by experts mapping the underwater terrain as part of the search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Australian ...

  7. News - Asia

    Japan widower dives tsunami waters to bring wife home

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 11:58am by AFP

    ... was happy to help his novice student and is keen to ensure he can learn to dive safely. “During underwater search, unlike leisure diving, we have to dive in unclear water and there is also the risk ... Agence France-Presse in Onagawa, Japan Yasuo Takamatsu, 57, grunts with the effort of hoisting a scuba diving tank onto his back, as he prepares to step into the cold waters off Japan’s ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Divers uncover historical treasure trove in waters off Sai Kung

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:21am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Divers find sunken hoard in Sai Kung A group of local divers are on an underwater mission to find historical treasures they believe may have been resting on the sea bed off Sai Kung for centuries. The seven members of the Hong Kong Underwater Heritage Group will complete their 13-day expedition today, retracing their 2010 search in the same area off ...

  9. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Australia asks Indonesia to be on the lookout for debris from Flight MH370

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 09:54pm by KYODO

    ... undertaken by Australian-led authorities, with more than 1,200 sq km of sea floor combed in a new round of operations that began recently. This followed several months of surveying of the underwater ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Careless divers putting coral colonies at risk

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:25am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Researcher's study finds underwater adventures bring danger to sensitive ecology in city's waters Careless divers putting coral colonies at risk Local ... University's biology department, found that more than 70 per cent of divers came into contact with coral when they were underwater, and she warned that this behaviour could lead to irreversible damage. ...




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