#Indian Ocean


Kenya to reopen Mogadishu embassy ‘as soon as possible’ | Kenya News

Somalia’s invitation to resume full diplomatic ties accepted by Kenya, marking a thaw in the often-tense ties. Kenya says it will honour Somalia’s invitation to restore diplomatic ties and reopen its embassy in Mogadishu, marking a thaw in the often-tense relations between the Horn of Africa neighbours. Ties between the...
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Chinese rocket crashes back to Earth

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Remnants of the Chinese Long March 5B rocket that was launched last month have crashed back down to Earth and into the Indian Ocean at a speed of around 4.8 miles per second, according to Reuters.On Sunday, Chinese state media, citing the China Manned Space Engineering Office, said the rocket debris had mostly burned up upon reentry into Earth's atmosphere.However footage of the rocket's uncontrolled descent was recorded from Jordan, Oman and Saudi Arabia, according to The Guardian.Corroborating those images, the monitoring service Space-Track, which uses U.S. military data, said the rocket was recorded above Saudi Arabia before falling into the Indian Ocean, to the west of the Maldives.
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An Indian Ocean Island That Comes with an Expiry Date

NEW YORK (IDN) — Just after a band of mercenaries tried to oust the government of the Maldives, I asked a Maldivian diplomat about the strength of his country's standing army. "Standing army?", the diplomat asked with mock surprise, "We don't even have a sitting army." With a population of...

Discovery of the blue whale: new population of pygmy blue whales in the Indian Ocean

In the search for an underwater atomic bomb, another treasure was found. Scientists have discovered a new population of pygmy blue whales in the Indian Ocean. Despite its size, this population has gone undetectable for decades. Studying underwater acoustic data using the Atomic Bomb Detection Network uncovered a unique “melody” that scientists had never heard before.

Endangered blue whales are singing in the Indian Ocean

Endangered blue whales are present and singing off the southwest coast of India, research shows. The findings suggest conservation measures should include this region, which is considering expanding tourism. Analysis of recordings from late 2018 to early 2020 in Lakshadweep, an archipelago of 36 low-lying islands west of the Indian...

Landmarks Cape Town City Pack Out Now

Orbx has announced Landmarks Cape Town for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available. Cape Town is framed by the iconic Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean near the southernmost tip of the African continent. The harbour basin, situated right in front of downtown, features custom vessels, docks, cranes, and other...

The world waves hello to a brand-new ocean

For the past century, National Geographic magazine has been responsible for mapping the world's oceans: the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. These four oceans are one of the first geographical lessons we learn in school. But now, for the first time, the magazine...

Attention Beachaholics: Best Things To Do In Seychelles - Updated 2021

Seychelles is the destination a painter would love to paint, a writer would create a poem about, a photographer would capture through his lens and wandering souls like us would love to explore! The beauty of its pristine white sand, sparkling clear water beaches can’t be given justice by merely mentioning in words. Here is a list of the best things that can be done on the Islands comprising this Indian Ocean beauty:
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National Geographic Officially Recognizes A New Ocean For The World Map

Most would be familiar with the world’s oceans: the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean. After all, it’s one of the first lessons taught in geography class. Now, National Geographic’s mapmakers have officially recognized a brand-new ocean: the Southern Ocean. Why now? It seems...

Iconic Cable Beach

Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Broome. When one thinks of Broome, one thinks of Cable Beach, that long 20 kilometre stretch of beach. On rare occasions it’s paid a visit by salt water crocodiles while camels frequently take visitors on an evening stroll along the shore. The beach has great tidal swings over a 24 hour period and the sand is quite firm and slopes very gently into the ocean.

Call for Presentations: panel "Following the current: Oceanic Diasporic Heritages across the oceans", Congress IUAES, Yucatan

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship. Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences. Professor Rose Boswell and me are inviting presentations for our panel panel "Following the current: Oceanic Diasporic Heritages across the...