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Islands want UN to see climate as security threat
The Marshall Islands and other low-lying island nations appealed to the U.N. Security Council on Friday to recognize climate change as an international security threat that jeopardizes their very survival. Tony deBrum, a ...
- February 18, 2013
China rejects UN mediation of sea dispute
China says it has rejected the Philippines’ attempt to seek international arbitration over conflicting claims to territory in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea). Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said Tuesday ...
- February 20, 2013
Stricken US Navy ship a total loss
The US Navy plans to dismantle a minesweeper that ran aground at the protected Tubbataha Reefs in the Sulu Sea because the ship is a complete loss and because removing it intact would cause more damage to the reef and the ...
- February 1, 2013
Trump's son call US plan to dismantle ship 'stupid'
Donald Trump Jr., the son of real estate mogul Donald Trump, blasted Washington on Thursday for agreeing to cut into sections the USS Guardian, the US minesweeper which crashed into the Tubbataha Reef in Palawan on Jan. ...
- February 1, 2013
Herring worth billions in export are seen floating dead in Kolgrafafjordur, a small flord on the northern part of Snaefellsnes Peninsula, west Iceland, for the second time in two months.
- February 7, 2013
Woman loses arm in shark attack off Maui
Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards (46 meters) offshore. About 2 miles (3 kilometers) of beach in the resort community of Makena reopened ...
- August 17, 2013
Ocean advocates back Bermuda marine reserve
Officials from the Pew Charitable Trusts and one of famed underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau's grandsons were in Bermuda on Thursday calling for the creation of the Atlantic's biggest marine reserve. The ambitious "Blue ...
- August 15, 2013
SoKor bans fish from Fukushima
South Korea banning all fish imports from Japan's Fukushima region because of whats it calls growing public worry over radiations contamination that has reportedly prompted a sharp decline in fish consumption. The Ministry ...
- September 10, 2013
Virus may cause dolphin deaths
Federal officials identified a virus Tuesday as the likely reason hundreds of bottlenose dolphins died along the East Coast, but they say there's a little they can do to stop the deaths. More than 330 dolphins have been ...
- August 29, 2013
Coral reef 'seeding' in Caribbean
Mats of algae and seaweed have shrouded the once-thick coral in shallow reefs off Jamaica’s north coast. Warm ocean waters have bleached out the coral, and in a cascade of ecological decline, the sea urchins and plant-eating ...
- February NaN, 2013