Wrecks found in MH370 ocean hunt identified as coal-carrying 19th century merchant ships

Wrecks found in MH370 ocean hunt identified as coal-carrying 19th century merchant ships

Posted May 03, 2018 15:13:48 Photo: A sonar image of the wreck of an iron sailing ship found in the hunt for MH370. (Supplied: Australian Transport Safety Bureau) Two shipwrecks discovered by accident during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been confirmed to be 19th century coal …

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean

Updated April 28, 2018 21:17:03 Russia’s controversial floating nuclear power plant has headed out for its first sea voyage. The floating plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed on Saturday (local time) out of the St Petersburg shipyard where it was constructed. It is to be towed through the Baltic Sea …

Pacific Anzacs’ graves saved from ocean waves in Cook Islands brings peace to daughter

Pacific Anzacs’ graves saved from ocean waves in Cook Islands brings peace to daughter

Posted April 22, 2018 06:16:22 Photo: Cook Islander Aaron Hansen restoring a WWI Anzac, and his great-great-grandfather’s, grave. (Suppled: Cate Walker) Related Story: Anzac commemorations highlight Pacific’s ‘overlooked’ role in WWI Related Story: Pacific Islanders urged to remember their Anzacs Australian woman Cate Walker remembers her mother, Gloria, as patient, …

Ocean heat waves and weaker winds will keep Australia warm for a while yet

Ocean heat waves and weaker winds will keep Australia warm for a while yet

By Jonathan Pollock, Andrew B Watkins and Catherine Ganter Posted April 12, 2018 14:08:32 Photo: Ocean temperatures in the Tasman Sea and around New Zealand are much warmer than average — in fact at record levels in the past few months. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s latest climate outlook, issued …

Baby fish may not find their way home as the level of CO2 in the ocean rises, study finds

Baby fish may not find their way home as the level of CO2 in the ocean rises, study finds

Posted April 12, 2018 10:36:24 Photo: Fish larvae rely on sound to get them back to their natural habitat, but CO2 may change that. (Supplied: Matthew Le Feuvre and James Shelley) Baby fish may lose their ability to find their way home in the future due to rising CO2 levels …

Ocean race organisers to investigate loss of Adelaide sailor John Fisher

Ocean race organisers to investigate loss of Adelaide sailor John Fisher

Updated March 28, 2018 15:12:57 Photo: Adelaide-based sailor John Fisher (centre) was lost at sea while competing in the race. (Supplied: Volvo Ocean Race) Related Story: Sydney to Hobart veteran presumed lost at sea after falling overboard Related Story: Sydney to Hobart veteran missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard …

Australia-based sailor John Fisher presumed lost at sea, Volvo Ocean Race says

Australia-based sailor John Fisher presumed lost at sea, Volvo Ocean Race says

Posted March 27, 2018 21:33:20 Photo: Adelaide sailor John Fisher fell overboard during a team yacht race from New Zealand to Brazil. (Twitter: @scallywaghk) Related Story: Sydney to Hobart veteran missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard An Adelaide-based sailor who fell overboard during a round-the-world yacht race is now …

Adelaide sailor missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard during yacht race

Adelaide sailor missing in Southern Ocean after falling overboard during yacht race

Updated March 27, 2018 12:58:51 Photo: Adelaide sailor John Fisher was competing in the Volvo Ocean Race when he fell overboard. (Twitter: @scallywaghk) Organisers of a round-the-world yacht race say hopes of finding an Adelaide sailor missing in the Southern Ocean are fading because of deteriorating weather conditions. John Fisher …