Thursday, 22 March 2018
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Pacific Ocean plastic dump much larger than feared: Study

Added: 22.03.2018 14:23 | 12 views | 0 comments

March 22, 2018 10:23 PM
PARIS (AFP) - The vast dump of plastic waste swirling in the Pacific Ocean is now bigger than France, Germany and Spain combined - far larger than previously feared - and is growing rapidly, a study published on Thursday (March 22) warned.


Plastic patch in Pacific Ocean growing rapidly, study shows

Added: 22.03.2018 14:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

It is estimated some 80,000 tonnes of plastic is circulating in a patch between Hawaii and California.


Review: 'Pacific Rim Uprising' is cheer-at-the-screen fun

Added: 21.03.2018 15:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

At the end of the monsters-versus-robots flick "Pacific Rim," a breach at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean is closed, plugging a hole that allowed hellish creatures to emerge and terrorize the globe.


Coast Guard seizes 36,000 lbs of cocaine during Pacific drug patrol

Added: 21.03.2018 2:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded roughly 36,000 pounds of cocaine into a California pier on Tuesday, which had been seized during a drug patrol operation in the Pacific Ocean.


| Volcanic thunder recorded for first time

Added: 15.03.2018 13:05 | 19 views | 0 comments

Listen to rumblings recorded by geophysicists during violent eruptions on a Pacific island last year
Rumblings of volcanic thunder have been recorded for the first time by geophysicists who monitored a series of violent eruptions on an island in the northern Pacific Ocean last year.

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Casa Kimberly, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Added: 13.03.2018 10:49 | 19 views | 0 comments

Built in 1958, Casa Kimberly is a secluded, luxurious residence in the dreamy town of Puerto Vallarta. On the western coast of Mexico, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the hotel plays homage to its namesake, the daughter of Hollywood stars Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. Here Adam Kahan visits for Breaking Travel News to discover more about this one of a kind location.


Mexico's 2017 earthquake emerged from a growing risk zone

Added: 12.03.2018 19:18 | 19 views | 0 comments

Under Mexico, where the Cocos Plate from the Pacific Ocean slides under the North American Plate, a bending line of hills, created when the seafloor first formed, sits atop a flattened area of subduction. That newly recognized combination, scientists report, has created a fault that likely explains last September's Puebla earthquake, scientists report.

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La Nina conditions developing in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

Added: 16.09.2017 15:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

Recent forecasts suggest that ‘La Niña’ conditions will develop in the central and eastern Pacific...



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