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About 1,000 Dead Sea Scrolls discovered just over 70 years ago near Khirbet Qumran on the northwestern shore of the Dead sea have been officially published since the turn of the millennium. But in the case of some, all that was left were poorly preserved remains of texts written in a cryptic script - and all ...
According to Page Six, cast members Bethenny Frankel, Dorinda Medley, Ramona Singer, Carole Radziwill, and Tinsley Mortimer were stranded at sea off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia, after their less-than-sturdy boat caught fire and began to sink. The boat lacked both a fire extinguisher and an ...

In a new study funded by California sea Grant, researchers shed new light on withering syndrome in three species of abalone, the red, the pink, and the pinto. The study shows that species adapted to colder waters may be more vulnerable to the illness, and that rising water temperatures lead to greater ...
Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the sea Articles 17-19, all nations have the right of "innocent passage" to continuously and expeditiously traverse other nations' territorial seas. Though both China and The Philippines claim the Shoals, this reference to the Hopper's activity as innocent ...
Generally speaking, a sovereign nation dislikes it when a foreign power establishes new military bases within striking range of its capital. But when it comes to China doing just that to The Philippines in the South China Sea, Rodrigo Duterte, it seems, doesn't mind at all. The Philippines president, speaking ...
A British man was arrested and charged with murder in connection with the disappearance of his newlywed wife last May, who he claimed fell from their catamaran during a belated honeymoon sailing trip to the Caribbean, authorities said today. Lewis Bennett, 41, was arrested on Feb. 16 after an FBI ...
"Our decision to have two ships simultaneously operate in the Black Sea is proactive, not reactive," said Vice Adm. Christopher Grady, commander of 6th Fleet, which oversees U.S. naval operations in the region. "The continued presence of the U.S. Navy in the Black sea demonstrates our enduring ...
Kozak, who along with his wife owns and operates Manchester Roofing in Toledo, said the group was fishing in calm seas about 26 miles out, where the ocean is about 3,000 feet deep. He said it is common to see healthy, free-swimming sea turtles as well as porpoises that far from shore. There are at least ...
An ancient piece of art has been discovered at the bottom of the North Sea. During the Ice Age, the North sea consisted of dry land on which people lived their lives, and increasing evidence draws new attention to "the importance of continental shelves as archaeological archives".
In response to a fan's question, developer Rare confirmed today that there won't be pirates of the Caribbean DLC coming to sea of Thieves. As a result, you won't be meeting eccentric captain Jack Sparrow on the high seas in the game. "We won't be adding anything specific to other IPs," Rare wrote on ...
They also reiterated the importance of operating various confidence building measures such as the proposed code for unplanned encounters in both air and sea. This way, all sides hope to avoid accidental clashes and other forms of misunderstanding in maritime flashpoints such as the South China Sea.
A new study says that global sea level rise is accelerating incrementally over time, rather than increasing at a steady rate, as previously thought. The study, published February 12, 2018, in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite ...
A saltwater poison is threatening prairies of toothy sawgrass on the edges of the Everglades as sea levels rise with a warming planet. The iconic fauna of Florida's river of grass once thrived in a nourishing overflow from Lake Okeechobee, and is included in restoration efforts to undo some of man's ...
The most exotic world in our solar system is Saturn's moon Titan, with its hydrocarbon lakes and an atmosphere consisting of nitrogen and methane. Even more astounding, it rains methane in occasional monsoon-like downpours on the moon's frozen surface, where temperatures drop to -150oC. For some ...

sea of Thieves is often bandied about as an exclusive to Xbox One, but it's only a console exclusive; the seafaring pirate game is also coming to PC. Following earlier technical tests, official system requirements and recommended specs have been shared, and they truly run the gamut. Microsoft and ...
CANNON BEACH -- A wasting disease is again plaguing sea stars at Haystack Rock -- and it's not clear why. A survey in January found that 64 of the 247 sea stars monitored had symptoms. The spread of the disease in the sea star population -- 26 percent -- is higher than other locations on the West ...
Manila: China and The Philippines are discussing joint mineral exploration in the South China Sea despite an ongoing territorial conflict over the strategic waterway, Manila's foreign secretary said Friday (Feb 16). The two countries, long embroiled in a dispute over their competing claims to the area, are ...
The Doomsday Glacier. In the farthest reaches of Antarctica, a nightmare scenario of crumbling ice - and rapidly rising seas - could spell disaster for a warming planet. So far, the new year has been remarkably warm on both poles. The past 30 days have averaged more than 21 degrees Fahrenheit warmer ...
sea of Thieves, the upcoming multiplayer pirate game from Rare, will have another beta this weekend. Those that had access to the first closed beta will be able to set sail again from February 16 at 10 AM GMT / 2 AM PST until February 18 at 10 AM GMT / 2 AM PST. According to Rare, this second beta "is ...
The Black Sea waves have washed up what appear to be pieces of ancient, Roman-era buildings on Turkey's coast after a storm. The artifacts resemble column fragments and elements from what could be temples. The remnants lined the shores of the Amasra district, which is in the northern part of Asian ...
Japanese architectural studio Yasushi Horibe recently completed a stunning hotel located in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan. Inspired by traditional Japanese architecture and boasting luxurious wooden interiors, the "Guntu" floating hotel aims to create the perfect atmosphere for guests to soak up the serenity of their ...
Our planet reached another miserable milestone earlier this week: sea ice fell to its lowest level since human civilization began more than 12,000 years ago. That worrying development is just the latest sign that rising temperatures are inflicting lasting changes on the coldest corners of the globe. The new ...
A new study says that global sea level rise is accelerating incrementally over time, rather than increasing at a steady rate, as previously thought. The study, published February 12, 2018, in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite ...
The cases against a boyfriend and girlfriend accused of trying to smuggle endangered sea life through the San Ysidro Port of Entry concluded this month with very different results. Alan Ren, the driver and owner of two Chinese restaurants in New York, was sentenced Feb. 2 to 10 months in prison, a $7,500 ...
A pair of GPS-tagged golden eagle chicks. Last year 41 of 131 tagged golden eagles disappeared in Scotland, predominantly on or near to driven grouse moors. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. A young golden eagle may have been illegally killed near Edinburgh and dumped at sea after its ...
Each year at least a billion birds migrate down the west coast of North America along what is known as the Pacific Flyway (1). For the aquatic species, large, open bodies of water are important oases. For more than a century, the Salton sea in Southern California has been a vital component of this flyway for ...
Yildirim's remarks came a day after he and Tsipras spoke over the phone on latest incident and recent developments in the Aegean sea. The Greek navy said ... The Greek boat, which was financed with European funds "to monitor Greek seas and European borders", suffered damage, the navy said.
People have been taking fish out of the sea for about as long as people have existed at all. But criminal fishing has never posed the threat that it does today. The growing problem goes by the clunky name of "illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing," and it has put whole swaths of the world's fisheries in ...
Arctic sea ice is steadily thinning and receding, with seasonal fluctuation, as global temperatures rise due to human activity. In January 2018, ice extent hit another record low for the month, according to the US National Snow and Ice Data Center. While polar conditions remain tough, the trend creates ...
In his remarks and in answer to questions, Foggo referred to the late January intercept of a navy P-3C Orion flying over international waters in the Black Sea by a Russian Su-27. The fighter flew within five-feet of the reconnaissance aircraft before the pilot turned on the aircraft's afterburners as he flew away ...
The Chinese calls a series of archipelagos the "first island chain of defence" stretching in an arc from the South China seas to Russia's Kurils. For Japan the most vulnerable point is the Senkaku, to which Beijing has laid claims with surrounding isles, in particular Ishikagi 90 nautical miles away seen as the ...
2016 photo provided by Greek Coast Guard the Gavdos 090 vessel is docked on an Aegean island. Greek authorities said on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed the Greek coast guard boat off a couple of uninhabited islets in the Aegean sea over which the two NATO allies nearly ...
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that Arctic ringed seals must be protected under the Endangered Species Act because of their reliance on the sea ice, which is rapidly disappearing as the planet warms. The seals--named for the light-colored circles that dot their coats--build lairs on the surface of ...
SYDNEY • A British warship will sail from Australia through the disputed South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, a senior official has said, in a move likely to irk Beijing. China claims nearly all of the resource-rich waterway and has been turning reefs and islets into islands and ...
The BBC and Google have a more practical solution: they've launched a BBC Earth: Life in VR app that illustrates the underwater ecosystem on Daydream View headsets and compatible phones. You can explore environments ranging from kelp forests to deep sea trenches, and life as large as whales or ...
The studio has been stuck making Kinect games for Microsoft's discontinued Xbox accessory in recent years, and sea of Thieves is an impressive return to .... It's essential to turn off all lanterns on your ship so you can't be spotted in the dark, and keep an eye out for rival ships when the seas are choppy.
Recovered Florida Keys sea Turtle Released Into Ocean. Florida Keys News Bureau. A loggerhead sea turtle that was found tangled in a fishing trap line last September is was released back into the ocean Saturday. Booga, the 125-pound turtle, had also been found with a broken flipper, officials said.
Critics have questioned why the Duterte administration allowed a group from China to undertake scientific research in the waters given Manila's long-simmering territorial conflict with Beijing in the South China Sea. China has also defied and refuses to comply with an international arbitration ruling that ...
Similarly, Articles 122 and 123, "Enclosed or Semi-enclosed seas", negate the Turkish proposal that special rules should apply in such areas in terms of maritime delimitation and jurisdiction. On the basis of these and the other provisions of the Convention, Cyprus and the vast majority of states, as well as ...
HATTERAS INLET, N.C. - Members of the Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet released its third batch of sea turtles that were being rehabilitated after being cold stunned in December 2017. "sea turtles are a Federally Protected species and we work closely with several agencies to recover, rehabilitate and ...
The somewhat dispiriting real-life story of Donald Crowhurst, the amateur sailor who in 1968-9 lost his pride, his mind and then his life in a single-handed yacht race to circumnavigate the world, has long exerted a fascination for film-makers. Nicolas Roeg once tried to film the story. In 2006, the documentary ...
In recent years, a number of South China Sea observers have pointed out that it is by no means certain that a code of conduct will eventually materialise. That is a pessimistic scenario for sure, but let us assume that the code will eventually be promulgated, perhaps not without some potholes encountered in ...
Waterfront developers prepare for a sea change ... And throughout the Seaport District and other low-lying parts of the city, developers are grappling with the notion that rising seas may someday flood the very neighborhoods that a wave of new construction is transforming. Advertisement. In an attempt to ...
Another month, yet another record low for Arctic sea ice extent in a warming world. January's average ice extent in the Arctic was 525,000 square miles below the 1981-to-2010 average, making it the lowest January extent in the satellite record. This is an astonishingly large loss of ice -- equivalent to 80 ...
Finkbeiner: climate change is tricky because it creates these interacting stressors on coastal communities. You'll have sea level rise at the same time that you have migration of fish out of the tropics and toward the poles. You might also have more variable storms with increasing intensity and frequency.
"While their warships are in our seas, we continue to give in to their whims and, all the while, we are kept in the dark as to our government's dealings with China," he said in a statement to Al Jazeera. China claims the entire South China Sea, saying the Chinese people have been active there for more than ...
The thermodynamic properties of Titan's seas have not been well characterized. This work investigates the solubility of nitrogen in varying liquid methane-ethane compositions and the effects of dissolved nitrogen on the density of the sea." The team, made up of scientists from the hydrogen Properties for ...


 

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