Tag: sea

A Maine Lobsterman Explains How To Conserve Lobster Population

Glad to know the industry is so conscious of sustaining the species! …


US Navy Seizes $4 Million Worth of Heroin in Arabian Sea

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—United States navy vessels seized 385 kilograms (849 pounds) of heroin in the Arabian Sea worth some $4 million, in a major bust by the international maritime operation in the region, officials said Thursday. The USS Tempest and USS Typhoon seized the drugs hidden aboard a stateless fishing vessel plying Mideast waters,…


Philippines Rejects China’s Demand to Remove Grounded Navy Ship

MANILA—The Philippines will not remove a dilapidated navy ship grounded on an atoll in the South China Sea, its defence chief said on Thursday, rejecting a demand by China after it blocked a mission to resupply the vessel’s crew. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana dismissed China’s assertion on Wednesday that the Philippines had committed to remove…


Winemakers Age Bottles of Red Below Adriatic Sea for 700 Days for ‘Flavor of the Ocean’

A Croatian winemaking duo have garnered global fame for their signature winemaking technique—aging grape bottles 20 meters below the surface of the Adriatic for 700 days, where in darkness and silence, the liquor absorbs accents of the sea. Now, they’re inviting customers to experience this undersea wine cellar, diving for their own bottle. Ivo Šegović, 38, and Edi…


Kite Surfer Rescues Struggling Swimmers

This man is blessed with compassion and great strength to save this family. He is definitely a hero.


Baby’s First Experience of the Sea

Nothing better than the sound of a baby’s laughter. He seems to truly enjoy it. Love the giggles and excitement!


What Good Is Poetry? ‘Sea Fever’: Our Adventurous Call to Infinity

There is a seasickness that is more like a spell than a sickness. It is a yearning, a calling, a burning whereby people seek to break free of the finite and sail out into the boundless by the illimitable analogy that the sea is. That sea has beckoned land dwellers to live out their lives…


Spanish Father ‘Killed Daughters and Dumped Bodies at Sea,’ Say Investigators

TENERIFE—A father allegedly killed his two young daughters at his house before dumping their bodies at sea off the Spanish island of Tenerife, according to a preliminary judicial investigation published on Saturday into the case which has shocked the nation. The disappearance of the girls prompted angry demonstrations in cities across Spain on Friday. “All…


Taiwan Says May Shoot Down Chinese Drones in South China Sea

TAIPEI—Taiwan has spotted Chinese drones circling the Taipei-controlled Pratas Islands in the South China Sea and may shoot them down if they stray too close, a government minister said on Wednesday, a move that could dramatically increase tensions with Beijing. Speaking at parliament, Lee Chung-wei, who heads the Ocean Affairs Council under whose purview the…


US Calls German Warship’s Plan to Sail South China Sea Support for Rules-Based Order

WASHINGTON—The United States on Wednesday hailed plans by NATO ally Germany to sail a warship across the contested South China Sea, calling it welcome support for a “rules-based international order” in the region, something Washington says is threatened by China. German government officials said on Tuesday a German frigate would set sail for Asia in…