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Pacific tuna meet fails to agree on cutbacks

Pacific island states and countries failed on Friday to strike a deal to protect shrinking supplies of tuna and adopt cutbacks following a regional conference, officials said, sparking condemnation from conservationists.

dateSep 02, 2016 in Ecology
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GPM views Tropical Cyclone Zena hitting Vanuatu

Tropical Cyclone Zena, formerly known as Tropical Cyclone 18P formed in the South Pacific Ocean near Vanuatu early on April 5, 2016. The Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core observatory satellite flew directly above ...

dateApr 06, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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World's corals under threat

The current El Niño weather phenomenon is taking its toll on coral reefs, prompting a field campaign to the middle of the Pacific Ocean to explore how Europe's Sentinel-2 satellite might be able to quantify the damage on ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Environment
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NASA sees wide-eyed Tropical Cyclone Victor

NASA satellites and instruments have been monitoring Tropical Cyclone Victor, a hurricane in the South Pacific Ocean with a large eye. NASA's Aqua satellite, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite and the RapidScat instrument aboard ...

dateJan 19, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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