The Pacific isn't the only ocean collecting plastic trash
That aligns with the ocean’s circular current pattern. But don’t call this region the garbage patch of the Atlantic. Law, who has sailed through the plastic accumulation in the Pacific gyre as well, says the term “plastic soup” is more accurate for ...
When GREY WHALES – you know, from the PACIFIC OCEAN – crossed the Atlantic
Yesterday I re-posted an old article about manatee dispersal across the Atlantic. And on the same day came news that ... to say the least (Californian sea lions have sometimes been reported from the Mediterranean, but that’s very different).
The Atlantic And Pacific Climate Connection
Maybe it's because the northern Atlantic is the same ocean that researchers from major ... Mount Mauna Kea, on the Big Island of Hawaii rises some 30,000 feet from the Pacific Ocean floor, making it the actual tallest, even though most of it's underwater.
How Bad Is the Plastic Pollution in the Atlantic?
You may have heard there's a lot of plastic debris in the Pacific ... larger objects broken down by the ocean environment. In other words, it's much more of a plastic soup than a plastic island. And it turns out there is a rather huge helping in the ...
Atlantic And East Pacific Ocean Hurricane Seasons Begin For 2009
What do Atlantic and Pacific Ocean surface temperatures and heights tell forecasters about what they can expect this season? Although peak hurricane time doesn't arrive until late-summer and early fall, there are some oceanic signals that give a hint of ...