Posts Tagged ‘pacific’

Kayaker on solo voyage across Pacific rescued after weather ‘went from bad to worse’

A kayaking enthusiast’s ambitious, 70-day voyage to break a Guinness World Record came to a halt after he had to be rescued within six days of his journey across the Pacific. Cyril Derreumaux set out on a solo kayak journey on 31 May to paddle 2,400-miles from Sausalit, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, crossing the Pacific. […]

The Devil’s Sea: Bermuda Triangle of the Pacific

The Devil’s Sea, otherwise known as the Dragon’s Triangle, is a region in the Pacific Ocean that has come to be associated with numerous accounts of disappearing ships and planes, sightings of ghost ships and islands, extreme weather and electro-magnetic disturbances, with historical accounts of strange phenomena stemming back at least 3,000 years. In ancient […]

Australia Risks Become a ‘Lost Kingdom’ of the South Pacific: Tourism Sector

The tourism sector of Australia has decried the new Federal Budget for lacking a clear plan to open the international border, making it harder for the tourism and hospitality industries to survive. “It is vital for the Government to begin a staged opening as soon as possible, given the stimulus measures announced tonight,” John Hart, […]

Genetic Evidence Suggests a Denisovan Presence in the Pacific Islands

A new genetic study has provided important data to evolutionary scientists seeking to trace the migratory movements and cultural interactions of the people who settled the South Pacific islands of Oceania. Most intriguing is a discovery that seems to link people living in the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) with the famed Denisovans, the […]

Japan Plans to Dump 1.2 Million Tons of Contaminated Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean

Japan Plans to Dump 1.2 Million Tons of Contaminated Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean Children’s Health Defense » Feed / Aerowenn Hunter The Defender is experiencing censorship on many social channels. Be sure to stay in touch with the news that matters by subscribing to our top news of the day. It’s free. In a […]

Thousands of Australian Vaccines Head for Pacific

Australia will soon begin sharing its vaccine stockpile with nations in the Pacific, despite the derailment of its own inoculation plan at a time when hotel quarantine systems are reporting an influx of COVID patients. At least 10,000 Australian-manufactured doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine are to be distributed each week to help the country’s neighbours […]

How One Renegade Province in the Pacific Is Standing up to Beijing’s Pressure, Bribes, Belt and Road

In September 2019, two Pacific nations—the Solomon Islands and Kiribati—decided to drop diplomatic recognition of Taiwan for the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The move was the latest step in Beijing’s continuing efforts to chip away at Taiwan’s international standing. In the face of the Solomon Islands’ national government’s decision, Daniel Suidani, the premier of […]

Out of Europe, Britain looks to the Pacific for new trade partners

It may be on the other side of the world, but that’s not stopping the U.K. from applying to join a trade partnership in and around the Pacific Ocean. A year after it formally left the European Union, the British government said Saturday that it wants to join the 11-country Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for […]

Two major Pacific Northwest fossil fuel projects dealt massive setbacks in one day

Image Credit: Francis Eatherington CC BY-NC 2.0 Two enormous fossil fuel projects in the Pacific Northwest suffered devastating setbacks on Tuesday, severely dimming their prospects of ever moving forward. On President Donald Trump’s last full day in office, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) met with a packed agenda, making key decisions on multiple pipeline projects […]

General Electric Design Preceded Fukushima Horror; Pacific Now A DEAD Zone! No End in Sight!

 The reactor design plans provided by General Electric specified placing the generators and batteries in that location, but mid-level engineers working on the construction of the plant were concerned that this made the backup power systems vulnerable to flooding. TEPCO elected to strictly follow General Electric’s design in the construction of the reactors.[22] [embedded content] […]

US Empire Building in China/ Sth Pacific.. watch Pilger’s ‘Coming War On China’

The Free from The Most Revolutionary Act shared with thanks The Coming War on China Directed by John Pilger (2016) Film Review They’re Baaack: US Navy Returns to Philippines’ Subic Bay Amid China Fears ….. The Real Secret of the South China Sea Two things I’ve learned over the years about John Pilger films are […]

San Fran: Racist Mayor Announces $1,000 Payments for Pregnant Black & Pacific Islander Women, Not Whites

This is mask-off jew subversion right here. They’re not even hiding the anti-white racist agenda. The Blaze: The mayor of San Francisco wants to help pregnant women with the financial burden of having and caring for an infant — but only certain pregnant women. White, Asian, and Hispanic expectant mothers need not concern themselves with […]

Quest For Mu: 200,000-Year Old Sunken Pacific Continent

In the 19th century a Hindu priest introduced British army Colonel James Churchward to ancient tablets, revealing the existence of a primordial lost civilization, which led to Churchward’s lifetime quest, spanning several continents and islands, to unravel the mysteries of Mu, a Pacific continent, which was destroyed in a cataclysmic shift of the earth’s poles. […]

The Isle of Pines Mounds: A South Pacific Mystery Solved?

A small, picturesque, island in the French territory of New Caledonia hides a mystery that continues to defy rational explanation. More than 400 grass-covered mounds, averaging two or three meters in height, dot the Isle of Pines. At first glance, these “tumuli,” as they are termed by scholars, look unremarkable. But a handful of excavations […]

The Pacific Ocean is becoming the world’s largest trash dump

(Natural News) For years, the Pacific Ocean has inspired composers, painters, and writers to come up with masterpieces that praise its beauty. Sadly, these could now be things of the past. The Pacific Ocean is now one huge garbage dump that covers 600,000 square miles, no thanks to all kinds of debris — including […]

Giant Crowdfunded Machine Is About To Begin Cleaning Up The Pacific Garbage Patch

Scientists with the Ocean Cleanup Company are gearing up to tackle the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an expanse of garbage in the Pacific Ocean that contains as many as 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and spans 617,763 square miles. Using a device designed by 23-year-old inventor Boyan Slat, who dropped out of an aerospace engineering program in college […]

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is Now Twice the Size of Texas and it’s Rapidly Getting Bigger

The monstrous garbage patch consists of 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and weighs roughly 88,000 tons. Scientists fear that if they can’t clear the patch in time, plastic will be too small to collect and harm marine life. In a new study published Thursday, the drifting island of waste has been found to […]

Operation Pacific Eagle: The US and Duterte Take Aim at China and the Armed Poor

As we conclude this exclusive MPN series, we compare Operation Pacific Eagle to the notorious counterinsurgency initiative “Plan Colombia” and look at how the new Pentagon mission enables the U.S. to continue encircling China with its military bases. We speak to exiled Filipino revolutionary Jose Maria Sison and Professors William I. Robinson and Roland Simbulan. […]

Palestine, israel, the US, and How the South Pacific Countries Are Selling Their Votes

“The United Nations General Assembly has voted by a huge majority to declare a unilateral US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “null and void”. At an emergency session of the General Assembly on Thursday, 128 countries voted in favour of a resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision on December 6. Nine countries voted against, […]

Operation Pacific Eagle in the Philippines: Washington’s New Colonial War

In the first part of this MPN exclusive, we speak to Ka Oris of the New People’s Army and Professors William I. Robinson and Roland Simbulan about the new U.S. intervention in Asia, which raises the Philippines to the same level as Syria and Iraq for the Pentagon’s war plans. In the second part, we […]

US Nuclear Waste, Equivalent To 2,000 Hiroshima’s, Pouring Into Pacific Ocean

A concrete dome holding radioactive waste of 42 nuclear explosions is leaking into the pacific ocean, veterans have warned.   The Enewetak Atoll was used by the US government to test 30 megatons of weapons – equivalent to 2,000 Hiroshima blasts – in the 1950’s. Express.co.uk reports: More than 8,000 people would later work to clean […]

Flaunting British Neo-Imperialism in Asia-Pacific

By Joseph Thomas For over a century, the British Empire exerted control over Asia-Pacific, outright colonizing India, Burma, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia while influencing and encroaching upon greater China, Siam and beyond. It exploited the people and natural resources of the region, fueled conflict as it waged war with rival European […]

Radioactivity still lingering in the Pacific Ocean from nuclear bomb tests more than 50 years ago

(Natural News) A study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment revealed that radioactivity remains persistent in the lagoons of remote Marshall Island atolls in the Pacific Ocean where the United States carried out a total of 66 nuclear weapon tests between the 1940s and 1950s. A team of researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) noted […]

NAFTA Negotiations: A Clever Ploy to Resurrect the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

December 14th, 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World One of the key selling points of Donald Trump’s campaign, refusing to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (or TPP) once he was in office inspired a measure of confidence in the newly elected president. However, next up on the political chopping block is another contentious […]

Japan wants to push a million tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean

Japan has still not come to a consensus on what to do with a million tons of nuclear water six years after their primary nuclear power plant in Fukushima was rocked by a tsunami. The water stored in 900 large, dense, packed tanks on site could spill if another major natural disaster […]

TPP Now ‘Comprehensive & Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership’

Above Photo: ARRT!/ Flickr Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. On November 11th, the TPP-11 countries announced reaching an agreement on reforms that have been negotiated since the United States exited the deal. The most evident one is […]

3 US aircraft carriers to stage drills in W. Pacific as Trump visits Asia – officials

The exercise will include the USS ‘Nimitz,’ the ‘Ronald Reagan,’ the ‘Theodore Roosevelt,’ and their accompanying warships, several US officials told media. It will be the first time that three US carrier strike groups have exercised together in the region since 2007. Trump happy with S. Korea buying more US arms as he fuels North […]

All Eyes on the Pacific Ring of Fire as Major Geological Events Trigger Concern

Terence Newton, Staff WriterWaking Times  It’s well-known that the world’s billionaires are spending a good chunk of their loot on preparations for the end of the world as we know it. They’re building luxury underground bunkers, stocking up on military-style hardware, buying up the world’s most precious farmland, and banking seeds to restart society […]

North Korea Warns It’s About To Detonate H-Bomb Over The Pacific

Kim Jong-un has made another threat directed at President Donald Trump claiming he will detonate a deadly H-Bomb over the Pacific. The threat from North Korea was in response to Trumps earlier warning that America would “totally destroy” North Korea if the regime attacked the U.S or its allies. The North Korean leader also threatened to “tame” […]

Pacific Northwest Resident Documents Metallic Fibers Falling from Sky

Buck Rogers, Staff WriterWaking Times As the term geoengineering creeps evermore into public consciousness, people are being persuaded that weather modification schemes will play an important role in public safety as a response to climate change. Most people are behind the curve on this issue, though, as independent journalists and private individuals have for […]

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