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Oceans have lost 2 percent of oxygen, says study
The world’s oceans have lost more than two percent of their oxygen since 1960, with potentially devastating consequences for sea plants and animals, marine scientists said Wednesday. In those five and a half decades, parts ...
- February 23, 2017
Thailand tries to tackle mass of ocean trash
Thai authorities are trying to clean up a massive, one-kilometer long tangle of trash, officials said Friday, calling it the largest garbage heap to float through the kingdom's waters. The mass of debris was estimated to ...
- February 16, 2017
US faces stiff China pushback in S. China Sea: experts
The US president and his team have made much of their desire to put Beijing in its place, including in the strategically vital waterway, which China claims almost entirely and where it has reclaimed — and fortified — ...
- January 26, 2017
Phl, US troops storm 'enemy' in Zambales military exercises
Some 340 Filipino and American troops stormed and neutralized “enemy” positions along the coastline of San Antonio, Zambales yesterday. This was among the highlights of the Balikatan joint military exercises between the ...
- May 10, 2018
Water at Japan's new Tsukiji fish market contaminated
Tokyo officials said Friday they had found levels of benzene 130 times above the recommended amount in groundwater at the new site for the country’s famed Tsukiji fish market. The high levels of contamination were detected ...
- April 7, 2018
Vietnam's beloved sacred turtle dies- state media
A sacred giant turtle venerated as a symbol of Vietnam’s independence struggle has died, state media said, prompting an outpouring of grief and fears the death bodes ill for an upcoming communist leadership handover. The ...
- January 21, 2016
China war drills focus on 'seizing islands'
China and Russia started war games in the South China Sea on Monday, Beijing's defense ministry said, in a show of force an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the area. The eight-day ...
- September 13, 2016
Trump vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
The new administration of US President Donald Trump has vowed that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese states media has warned ...
- January 25, 2017
Killing Nemo: Cyanide threat to tropical fish
Many of the real-life Nemos swimming in children's fish tanks were caught using cyanide, according to research published Thursday which flagged the toxic threat to already-stressed corals, the creature's natural home.
- June 18, 2016
World's nations meet in Paris to rescue ocean life this time
It took a decade to get to the negotiating table, and it could easily take another to finish the job, but UN talks in New York to safeguard life in the high seas finally begin in earnest on Monday (March 28).
- March 28, 2016