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Don’t block red sea shipping lane, Israel warns Iran
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran it would join military action against an attempt by Tehran to block international shipping lanes. Netanyahu made the warning as Iran prepared a naval exercise in the ...
- August 3, 2018
Japanese carrier drills with British warship heading to contested South China Sea
Japan’s biggest warship, the Kaga helicopter carrier, joined naval drills with Britain’s HMS Argyll in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday as the frigate headed toward the contested South China Sea and East Asia. Britain, Japan ...
- September 28, 2018
‘Artificial islands to help China project offensive military power’
China will be able to project “substantial offensive military power” from artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea’s disputed Spratly Islands within months, the director of US national intelligence said. In ...
- March 12, 2018
The final frontier: Who owns the oceans and their hidden treasures?
Oceans - which scientists say are less understood than the moon or Mars - cover more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, yet less than 20 percent of their seafloor has been mapped or observed, according to the U.S. ...
- December 5, 2018
Big aquaculture company bulldozes Borneo mangroves
Not long ago, the clearing had been home to mangroves, saltwater-loving trees that anchor a web of life stretching from fish larvae hatching in the cradle of their underwater roots to the hornbills squawking at their crown. ...
- November 2, 2018