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Humpback whales move north; warm oceans may be the cause
Humpback whales are steadily moving north, and warmer seas and melting ice may be the reason. The whales, which move between the Antarctic and the southern tips of three continents, will be the focus of a six-year, $5-million ...
- September 27, 2020
U.S. shift in South China Sea raises risk of clash on water
The Trump administration’s move to brand most of Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea a violation of international law doesn’t mean much on its own: China has repeatedly refused to acknowledge the 2016 tribunal ruling ...
- July 16, 2020
Half of world’s sandy beaches at risk from climate change
Scientists say that half of the world’s sandy beaches could disappear by the end of the century if climate change continues unchecked. Researchers at the European Union’s Joint Research Center in Ispra, Italy, used satellite ...
- March 8, 2020
US-China tensions in disputed sea escalate with ballistic missile tests
UnitedStates-China tensions over the South China Sea escalated on Wednesday, with Beijing firing four missiles into the waters around the same time as the Trump administration took action against Chinese companies that ...
- August 28, 2020
Filipino survivor: Livestock ship with 42 crew sank off Japan coast
Japanese rescuers were searching Thursday for a livestock ship with 42 crew members on board that a Filipino survivor said sank during rough weather a day earlier off a southern Japanese island, the coast guard said. The ...
- September 4, 2020