North Korea fired another short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Monday, the latest in a series of missile drills that have been condemned by South Korea and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
Millions of birds that stop at coastal wetlands during annual migrations could die as rising sea levels and land reclamation wipe out their feeding grounds.
There is currently a need for expansion of the ferry fleet and increase of freights transportation: Kazakhstan Transport Minister.
It is expected that the total number of tourists from Kazakhstan travelling to Turkey will triple in the next three years.
A boat carrying Taiwanese activists headed for disputed Japanese-controlled islands turned back Thursday after coastguard vessels from the two sides converged and duelled with water cannon.
Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws.
A record 40,000 people braved icy temperatures on the Netherlands's North Sea coast Tuesday to take a cold plunge, setting a new record for the traditional New Year's Day dip.
Rising acidity is eating away the shells of tiny snails, known as "sea butterflies", that live in the seas around Antarctica, leaving them vulnerable to predators and disease.
US President Barack Obama is set to dive into the tumultuous diplomatic waters of the South China Sea on Tuesday at a summit dominated by rival claims to the strategically vital area.
Long spared because of their remoteness, the high seas have become an important hunting ground for fish trawlers and oil prospectors, putting at risk many marine species that call these waters home.
Thousands of anti-Japan protesters rallied across China over a territorial row on Tuesday, a key historical anniversary, as Japanese firms including car giant Toyota shut or scaled back production.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heads Tuesday to Beijing after talks in emerging US ally Indonesia as she voiced hope for progress in managing soaring tensions in the South China Sea.
US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad pressed on Sunday in her bid to swim from Cuba to Florida after a night of being swarmed and stung by jellyfish as she paddling through choppy seas.
Quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam between islands in the icy Bering Strait Friday to cross from America to Asia in the final part of a quest to link all continents.
China's state-controlled media lashed out at the United States on Monday, accusing Washington of "trouble-making" over criticism of Beijing's claims to a wide swathe of the disputed South China Sea.
Brent crude fell below $100 in Asia Tuesday, hours after a Norwegian crude supply disruption due to an oil workers' strike was ended by the government.
The list also includes Lake Baikal, Hawaii, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon River basin, the Mediterranean Sea, the Yangdze, Indus and Gang Rivers, San Felix and Juan Fernández islands and the Kerguelen Archipelago.
Chokan Valikhanov yacht took off from Antigua island in the Mexican Gulf to the Caribbean Sea.
According to Ms. Altynai Ualieva, Director for the Company’s Astana Office, the raised funds [coupled with own funds and funds of the shareholders] could be used to finance purchasing of new vessels.
- South Korea
- North Korea
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa
- United States
- carbon emissions
- global warming
- Great Britain
- United Nations
- New Year
- Barack Obama
- Hillary Clinton
- Caspian Sea
- People's IPO