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News: Pacific Ocean

We have started to collect the most important news related to Pacific Ocean in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Pacific Ocean – overview

Pacific Ocean: news

Obama doubles global marine reserves

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 22:08

President Obama plans to create the world's largest marine protected area (MPA) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
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US rescues injured Chinese sailors

Monday, May 5th 2014, 20:24
related countries: China China, United States United States

US rescuers parachute into the middle of the Pacific Ocean to provide medical aid to two badly burned Chinese sailors after their boat sank.
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Volcanic islands merge in Pacific

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 12:59
related countries: United States United States

A volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean has merged with its neighbour to form one landmass, the US space agency says.
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VIDEO: Japan's new island 'still growing'

Friday, January 24th 2014, 9:33
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan has acquired some new territory in the Pacific Ocean following a powerful volcanic eruption - a new island has emerged from the sea, and is growing in size.
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Nicaragua canal construction delayed

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 0:21
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

The head of the Nicaragua canal project, linking the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, says construction will not begin this year as planned.
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Worker error causes Fukushima leak

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 16:27
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has a new leak of radioactive water after workers overfilled a storage tank, its operator says.
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Big freighter docks with station

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 14:27

Europe's 20-tonne freighter, the Albert Einstein ATV, docks with the International Space Station high over the Pacific Ocean.
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Hurricane Barbara lashes Mexico

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 4:18
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Thousands of people are evacuated in southern Mexico before Hurricane Barbara makes landfall on the Pacific coast in Oaxaca state.
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Peru balloon crash pilot found dead

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 18:17
related countries: Peru Peru

Peru says a body found in the Pacific Ocean is that of pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed on Sunday, while another man is still missing.
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Peru hot air balloon crashes in sea

Monday, April 29th 2013, 1:33

Two Peruvians are missing after their hot air balloon fell into the Pacific Ocean, say authorities - but five have been rescued.
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