Pacific Ocean

To counter China, Pentagon mulling permanent Naval task force in the Pacific

To counter China, Pentagon mulling permanent Naval task force in the Pacific

Washington, June 16: To counter China's growing military might in the Pacific, Pentagon is considering establishing a permanent naval tas...Read More

World Ocean Day 2021: Amazing facts about mighty water bodies you should know

World Ocean Day 2021: Amazing facts about mighty water bodies you should know

The great blues are divided into 5 major oceans and we human beings have explored less than 5 percent of our water bodies. On World Ocean...Read More

10,907 meters under sea! China's unmanned submersible sets new record

10,907 meters under sea! China's unmanned submersible sets new record

SHENYANG, June 9 (Xinhua) -- China's unmanned submersible Haidou-1 has recreated the country's deep-sea diving record by submerging 10,90...Read More

Midway Movie Review: Epic war drama

Midway Movie Review: Epic war drama

Film: Midway Cast: Ed Skrein, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas, Patrick Wilson, Etsyshiv...Read More

Giant volcanic rock raft found in Pacific Ocean

Giant volcanic rock raft found in Pacific Ocean

Pumice is a lightweight, bubble-rich rock that can float in water, it is produced when magma is cooled rapidly

Diver finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench

Diver finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench

Washington: An American undersea explorer who has completed what is claimed to be the deepest manned sea dive ever recorded, found a plas...Read More

Arsenic-breathing microbes found in the Pacific Ocean

Arsenic-breathing microbes found in the Pacific Ocean

Washington: Scientists have discovered microorganisms breathing arsenic – a deadly poison for most living things – in the low-oxygen part...Read More

‘Wilson’ all set to clean Pacific Ocean of plastic

‘Wilson’ all set to clean Pacific Ocean of plastic

Washington :  A 2,000 foot-long floating pipe nicknamed ‘Wilson’ is slated to begin its mission to collect all the plastic in the middle ...Read More

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts three Pacific islands, tsunami warning issued

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts three Pacific islands, tsunami warning issued

Sydney: A tsunami warning was issued for New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu today after a strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean, although s...Read More

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab crashes in Pacific Ocean

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab crashes in Pacific Ocean

Beijing [China]: China’s prototype space station Tiangong-1 crashed in the Pacific Ocean, according to the country’s space agency. The sp...Read More

Watch Video: All-women crew of INSV Tarini brave way through storm in Pacific Ocean

Watch Video: All-women crew of INSV Tarini brave way through storm in Pacific Ocean

India’s first-all women sailing crew recently displayed exemplary courage when they encountered a looming storm en route Falkland in Sout...Read More

This is the world’s most polluted island

This is the world’s most polluted island

Melbourne: One of the world’s most remote islands is polluted with the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet,...Read More

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Earth may have brand new continent ‘Zealandia’

Melbourne : A hidden realm as big as the Indian subcontinent that is submerged under the Pacific Ocean deserves to be recognised as a new...Read More

Newly discovered coral-reef fish named after Obama

Newly discovered coral-reef fish named after Obama

Washington: A new species of small pink and yellow coral-reef fish discovered 300 feet deep in the waters off Kure Atoll in the Pacific o...Read More

Pacific sea level predicts global temperature changes: study

Pacific sea level predicts global temperature changes: study

Washington: The amount of sea level rise in the Pacific Ocean can be used to estimate future global surface temperatures, a new study has...Read More

Japan says N Korea missile test ‘outrageous act’

Japan says N Korea missile test ‘outrageous act’

Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today condemned a North Korean test missile that landed 250 kilometres (155 miles) off Japan’s coast as ...Read More

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015 ?

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015 ?

Washington: Presence of warm water in the Pacific Ocean due to a stalled El Nino in 2014 stacked the deck for a monstrous version of the ...Read More

Total solar eclipse sweeps across Indonesia

Total solar eclipse sweeps across Indonesia

Ternate: A total solar eclipse swept across the vast Indonesian archipelago today, marked by ecstatic sky gazers cheering the spectacle, ...Read More

Climate change will hit food security

Climate change will hit food security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his resolve to help Island countries of the Pacific Ocean face climate change. The melting of glac...Read More

Solar Impulse takes off for six-day, six-night Pacific flight

Solar Impulse takes off for six-day, six-night Pacific flight

Nanjing: The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft took off today for a six-day, six-night flight over the Pacific Ocean, the most ambit...Read More

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