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#Pacific Ocean

# pacific-ocean - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

A Frenchman has begun his epic attempt to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean
# Human Endurance
# Human Endurance

A Frenchman has begun his epic attempt to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean

Jun 5th 2018, 4:33 PM 14,259 Views 18 Comments

Ben Lecomte’s swim between Tokyo and San Francisco will take between six to eight months.

# pacific-ocean - Monday 21 May, 2018

Photos: Public warned as molten lava from Hawaii volcano reaches the ocean
# Laze Fumes
# Laze Fumes

Photos: Public warned as molten lava from Hawaii volcano reaches the ocean

May 21st 2018, 9:26 AM 23,731 Views 9 Comments

One giant lava flow grew to six meters in height and blocked a portion of a motorway.

# pacific-ocean - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Seven survivors from missing ferry found drifting in a dinghy on the Pacific Ocean
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Seven survivors from missing ferry found drifting in a dinghy on the Pacific Ocean

Jan 28th 2018, 5:30 PM 25,627 Views 8 Comments

Six adults and a baby were on board the dinghy.

# pacific-ocean - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Two women who claim they were lost at sea for five months didn't activate their rescue beacon
# Pacific Ocean
# Pacific Ocean

Two women who claim they were lost at sea for five months didn't activate their rescue beacon

Oct 31st 2017, 4:12 PM 59,146 Views 29 Comments

Doubts have been raised about their story.

# pacific-ocean - Friday 27 October, 2017

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea
# Pacific Ocean
# Pacific Ocean

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea

Oct 27th 2017, 10:12 AM 34,912 Views 32 Comments

Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.

# pacific-ocean - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Two men washed up on uninhabited Pacific island saved after writing 'SOS' in the sand
# Cast Away
# Cast Away

Two men washed up on uninhabited Pacific island saved after writing 'SOS' in the sand

Aug 27th 2016, 3:02 PM 48,084 Views 28 Comments

The men were stranded for about 8 days.

# pacific-ocean - Friday 22 August, 2014

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:22 PM 16,940 Views 126 Comments

… however things will start heating up rapidly after that.

# pacific-ocean - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A superfast internet cable is going to be built under the Pacific Ocean
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

A superfast internet cable is going to be built under the Pacific Ocean

Aug 12th 2014, 2:47 PM 11,393 Views 36 Comments

The cable, which will deliver speeds of up to 60Tb/s and is being backed by six companies including Google, will be ready around mid-2016.

# pacific-ocean - Saturday 2 August, 2014

'The worst part of my epic 45-day Pacific Ocean excursion? When the iPods stopped working'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'The worst part of my epic 45-day Pacific Ocean excursion? When the iPods stopped working'

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 10,103 Views 9 Comments

Dubliner Philip Cavanagh recently became the first Irishman ever to row the 2,000-plus miles journey.

# pacific-ocean - Sunday 29 June, 2014

'It’s disgusting! We’ve gone 17 days without a shower'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'It’s disgusting! We’ve gone 17 days without a shower'

Jun 29th 2014, 10:00 AM 27,239 Views 6 Comments

Irishman Philip Cavanagh chats to TheScore.ie while rowing a 2,100-mile journey across the Pacific Ocean.

# pacific-ocean - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Interview: The Irishwoman set to be part of the first all-female four to row across the Pacific Ocean
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

Interview: The Irishwoman set to be part of the first all-female four to row across the Pacific Ocean

Mar 29th 2014, 10:00 AM 10,766 Views 19 Comments

Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin, a doctor from Dublin, is preparing to undertake an intensive 2,400 mile-journey from California to Hawaii.

# pacific-ocean - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Meet the man attempting to become the first Irish person to row 2,100 miles across the Pacific Ocean
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

Meet the man attempting to become the first Irish person to row 2,100 miles across the Pacific Ocean

Nov 17th 2013, 12:00 PM 15,675 Views 20 Comments

Philip Cavanagh is hoping to raise €100,000 as part of the challenge, which will involve roughly four weeks of continuous rowing.

# pacific-ocean - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water
# Japan
# Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Oct 9th 2013, 9:58 AM 8,536 Views 34 Comments

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# pacific-ocean - Monday 18 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 18th 2013, 9:01 AM 12,888 Views 7 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know at the start of this Bank Holiday Monday.

# pacific-ocean - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami

Feb 6th 2013, 8:16 AM 6,805 Views 2 Comments

Latest reports suggest that between 60 to 70 homes have been damaged by waves crashing into at least four villages on Santa Cruz Islands.

# pacific-ocean - Saturday 5 January, 2013

7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami

Jan 5th 2013, 11:20 AM 7,921 Views 10 Comments

Homes nearby were shaken but there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

# pacific-ocean - Sunday 25 November, 2012

These islands are first to be powered by solar energy alone
# Got The Power
# Got The Power

These islands are first to be powered by solar energy alone

Nov 25th 2012, 11:00 AM 11,226 Views 31 Comments

Tokelau islands in the Pacific have population of 1,500 and were using 2,000 barrels of diesel a year to power generators.

# pacific-ocean - Monday 14 May, 2012

Fisherman sues cruise ship that sailed past stranded vessel
# Castaway
# Castaway

Fisherman sues cruise ship that sailed past stranded vessel

May 14th 2012, 10:27 AM 3,435 Views 9 Comments

The Panamanian fisherman watched his two companions die after a US cruise liner sailed past their distressed vessel in the middle of the Pacific and failed to stop.

# pacific-ocean - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Sep 7th 2011, 4:45 PM 1,313 Views 13 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Kiribati president suggests 'floating island' contingency plan
# Kiribati
# Kiribati

Kiribati president suggests 'floating island' contingency plan

Sep 7th 2011, 11:37 AM 683 Views 7 Comments

The president of the Pacific island says the plan might sound like science fiction, but insists every option should be explored as the sea level rises and threatens Kiribati residents.

# pacific-ocean - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific

Aug 20th 2011, 7:31 PM 542 Views 12 Comments

No damage or casualties yet reported in 7.5-magnitude quake in ‘Ring of Fire’ region.

# pacific-ocean - Sunday 13 March, 2011

Japan's meteorological agency says winds will carry radiation to sea
# Japan
# Japan

Japan's meteorological agency says winds will carry radiation to sea

Mar 13th 2011, 3:24 PM 1,706 Views 0 Comments

# pacific-ocean - Friday 11 March, 2011

Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning
# Tsunami Warning
# Tsunami Warning

Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning

Mar 11th 2011, 9:47 AM 576 Views 0 Comments

Some 11,000 people have been evacuated from the Pacific islands by the Russian authorities in anticipation of a tsunami.