Latest News for: Ocean coastline


Sarah Ferguson to swim from Durban to Cape Town to raise awareness on devastating impact ...

Independent online (SA) 19 Jun 2021
As the driving force behind conservation platform Breathe Conservation, Ferguson is focused on raising public awareness about the devastating impact plastic pollution in oceans and rivers is having on our planet. Ferguson announced her bold plan to swim along the South African coastline at the Sublime World Ocean Day Swim.

What to do in Maine’s 5 geographic extremes — and where to eat and drink afterward

Bangor Daily News 19 Jun 2021
Their states are so square, while ours is among the most irregularly shaped in the country — the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration says our twisty, craggy coastline is technically longer than California’s. Our river- and ocean-defined borders mean we also have ...

#12. Maine

Dothan Eagle 17 Jun 2021
... seven times as fast as the global ocean average.

Lufthansa’s New Airline ‘Eurowings Discover’ Ready For Takeoff

Simple Flying 17 Jun 2021
Photo. Lufthansa All coming together. The foundations of Eurowings Discover were first laid in 2020 when Lufthansa share that it was looking to launch a long-haul leisure outfit named Ocean ... Mombasa sits on the coastline of Kenya and is the country’s main tourism location due to factors such as its Indian Ocean beaches and diverse marine life.

Fisherman frees great white shark from net in tense video

New York Post 16 Jun 2021
While the group stressed that shark attacks aren’t common, it’s still worth remembering that it’s important to be safe in the ocean ... The Ocearch site is currently tracking several sharks in the Atlantic ocean and, according to its data, several have been spotted near the New York/New Jersey coastline.

Iranian Navy Commander Says Tehran’s Growing Oceangoing Capabilities ‘Greatly Worry’ Enemies

Sputnik 15 Jun 2021
Until recently, the Iranian Navy and the elite Revolutionary Guard Navy have limited their operations to the protection of the country’s coastlines, with occasional deployments taking place in the Red Sea, the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean ... .

Illinois clean energy bill is down to the wire. Get it across finish line

Chicago Sun-Times 15 Jun 2021
Dead and dying fish lie in a small pool of water cut off from the main body as water levels continue to recede at the Lake Oroville reservoir during the California drought emergency in Oroville, California last month. Patrick T. Fallon/Getty Images ... It should get the job done for the planet’s sake ... Or look at coastlines eroded by higher oceans ... ....

Study: As the Oceans Warm, Wave Intensity May Increase

The Maritime Executive 14 Jun 2021
And a more energetic ocean means larger wave heights and more erosive energy potential for coastlines in some parts of the world than before. Ocean waves have shaped Earth’s coastlines for millions of years ... It’s not surprising for us to find the fingerprints of greenhouse warming in ocean waves and, consequentially, along our coastlines.

Avient Collaborates with Oceanworks® to Expand Use of Recycled Ocean Plastics

The Concord Township News-Herald 14 Jun 2021
Recycled ocean and ocean-bound plastics are those recovered from the ocean, waterways, and ocean-bound collection zones within 50 km of a coastline ... "Oceanworks maintains the largest global marketplace for recycled ocean plastics and brings knowledge and capability that are invaluable to building this new portfolio.".

Everyday People: Shepherd known as the 'first lady of Hammond'

The Daily Astorian 14 Jun 2021
HAMMOND — Every small town has its “first families.” Familiar names and descendants that go back to the town's beginning, or even led to the naming of the town itself ... Carol Shepherd/For The Astorian ... DIGI ... He had never seen the Pacific Ocean. He had never seen any ocean.”. As the ship continued up the coastline, “six men were taken off the cutter ... ....

It is possible to leverage ocean wealth, while protecting ocean health

The Independent 13 Jun 2021
The ocean sustains life on earth but remains one of the ... Forty-seven of our 54 member countries have a coastline, including 25 small island developing states – also known as “Large Ocean States” – where on average 96 per cent of territory is ocean, and only four per cent is land.

John J. Tkacik, Jr. On Taiwan: The offshore islands and Taiwan’s future

Taipei Times 13 Jun 2021
Beijing’s government, which professes to cherish the ocean environment, polices its own coastline yet encourages Chinese vessels to harass Matsu and other Taiwan-administered islands off the China coast ... Chinese vessels in the absence of Beijing’s enforcement of its own coastline.

National Geographic adds 5th ocean to world map

Yahoo Daily News 11 Jun 2021
National Geographic announced Tuesday that it is officially recognizing the body of water surrounding the Antarctic as the Earth's fifth ocean. the Southern Ocean ... The Southern Ocean stretches from Antarctica's coastline to 60 degrees south latitude, excluding the Drake Passage and the Scotia Sea, according to the National Geographic.

A fifth ocean? National Geographic adds Southern Ocean to world map

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 11 Jun 2021
A prior version of this story misstated the name of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ... The new ocean extends in a ring from Antarctica's coastline to 60 degrees south latitude, according to National Geographic, and differentiates from other oceans in its designation by current, not by continent.


Sina 11 Jun 2021
Southern Ocean officially recognized by National Geographic. National Geographic announced Tuesday that it is officially recognizing the Southern Ocean as the Earth's fifth ocean. The announcement was made to coincide with World Oceans Day ... The Southern Ocean is a vital home for marine ecosystems and a focal point for the southern hemisphere.