Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

Marine Park “Size of the Moon” Takes Shape in Pacific

An ambitious plan to link marine parks across a vast swathe of the Pacific Ocean — whose surface area would equal that of the Moon — is slowly coming together piece by piece, say conservationists. Former international rugby league player … Continue reading

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Boaters Rescued After Drifting for Three Weeks in Pacific

Three fishermen from a remote island in the Pacific may owe their lives to the bridge crew of a cruise ship operated by luxury line Seabourn. The fishermen had been drifting across the ocean on their small boat for nearly … Continue reading

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Three Cruisers, Including 9-Year-Old, Saved in Dramatic Rescue

West James beamed as he showed off a new entry in his journal. “I survived a dangerous rescue.” James, his father, and uncle were attempting their first voyage across the Pacific in a sailboat when rough seas damaged their boat … Continue reading

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Japan Tsunami Flotsam Beginning to Strike West Coast of U.S.

There is no doubt that all boaters in the Pacific need to be very aware of this serious debris hazard and of course, the environmental impact that comes with it. At this very moment, up to 25 million tons of … Continue reading

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