Mediterranean Sea

Moving fish farms enables seagrass meadows to thrive, study shows

Off the coast of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea, many fish farms have been moved into deeper waters -- and on the seabeds beneath their previous …

Ecology

Ancient bones reveal 2 whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea: Ancient bones from Roman archaeological sites reveal 2 whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea

Ancient bones from Roman archaeological sites reveal 2 whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea<p>Two thousand years ago the Mediterranean Sea was …

North Atlantic

News in Brief 06 July 2018

6 July 2018<p>News in Brief<p>Libya urged to end migrant detention<br>• UNHCR appeals for stronger search-and-rescue in Mediterranean Sea<br>• Human Rights Council …

Human Rights

Migrants anxious to start anew in Europe after Libya 'hell'

ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — Izzeddin al-Ghalban's first attempt to reach Europe ended when the boat engine died. The Libyan …

Coast Guard

Spearfishing makes fishes more timid

Fisheries scientists have studied the response of fish in the Mediterranean Sea to spearfishing. The fish are able to finely discriminate if divers …

Fisheries

Spanish boat saves 60 migrants but Italy locks its ports

ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — A Spanish rescue boat plucked 60 migrants Saturday from a patched-up rubber dinghy in the …

Mediterranean Sea

Spain creates Mediterranean Sea reserve for whale migration

Spain is creating a marine wildlife reserve for the migrations of whales and dolphins in the Mediterranean Sea and will prohibit searching for fossil …

Whales

Be excited about the great white shark in the western Mediterranean Sea

Be excited by the find on Thursday of a 16-foot great white shark about five miles off Mallorca's southern coast.<p>For a start, it has been a long time …

U.S. Politics

Hundreds of migrants left trapped at sea

Almost 350 migrants are stranded on two boats in the Mediterranean Sea after Italy and Malta said they will not take them in. CNN's Melissa Bell reports.

World News

Chinese Lasers Suspected Of Targeting U.S. Military Planes

A U.S. military official has said that military planes have been targetted by lasers while flying in the Pacific, noting that 20 incidents have …

Military

Italy says Malta not taking in migrant ship is 'inhumane'

ROME (Reuters) - Italy said on Friday Malta had refused to take in a Dutch-flagged ship carrying more than 200 rescued migrants and said the decision was "inhumane", 10 days after shutting its own ports to a migrant vessel.<p>The new stand-off between the neighboring Mediterranean countries arose as …

World News

Hundreds of Israelis surf against gas rig in Guinness record bid

HERZLIYA, Israel (Reuters) - Hundreds of Israeli surfers in black skull-and-crossbones shirts took to the waves on Friday in what they said was a record-breaking protest against potential environmental damage from off-shore gas development.<p>Organizers said 992 people, among them athletes and actors, …

World News

Spain accepts ship carrying hundreds of migrants

The Spanish government says a rescue ship carrying more than 600 migrants will dock in Valencia after being knocked back by Italy and Malta. The …

Mediterranean Sea

Spain Rescues 231 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean Sea

MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 231 migrants trying the cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.<p>The rescue …

Mediterranean

Perspectives on social and economic development cooperation and the eradication of poverty in the Mediterranean Sea area

Available languages:<p>Perspectives on social and economic development cooperation and the eradication of poverty in the Mediterranean Sea area<p>28 Feb …

United Nations

U.N.: Tunisian migrant death toll climbs to 112

June 4 (UPI) -- The number of African migrants who died over the weekend while crossing the Mediterranean Sea climbed to 112, the U.N. International …

Coast Guard

Who wants migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea?

The plight of 630 who were stranded at sea for days has highlighted the migration dispute between EU members.<p>The arguments over who should take responsibility for refugees arriving in Europe are heating up again.<p>European Union (EU) leaders have long been divided about how to handle the migrant …

European News

African People Continue to Make Trek to Europe, Another 366 Rescued While Crossing Mediterranean Sea

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 file photo, sub-Saharan migrants receive life jackets as they are rescued by aid workers of Spanish NGO …

European Union

EgyptAir flight 804 disappears over the Mediterranean Sea - May 19, 2016

On May 19, 2016, 66 passengers and crew flying from Cairo to Paris on EgyptAir flight 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea.<p>It took a month to …

Airplanes

Sailing the REAL Mediterranean Sea - INDEPENDENCE AT SEA Video Log 11

Sailing from Rhodes via Karpathos, Kalki and on to Crete. Of course not without getting our anchor stuck, hitting the occasional storm and rolling …

Sailing

This Stunning Modern Home Sits Above the Mediterranean Sea

Sitting cliffside on the coast of Spain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this contemporary home design by architectural studio Cadaval & …

Mediterranean

MFWOT Daily Update Thread - Sunday May 13, 2018

<b>Mojo Friday’s Weekly Open Thread</b><p>This is a diary for those who continue to participate in the Mojo Friday diarythroughout the week.<p><b>You are welcome to</b> …

Mediterranean Sea

Dodging planes and a taste of home: life on a U.S. aircraft carrier

ABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (Reuters) - The routine begins with a raised hand waving furiously and ends, like a well-executed ballet, on one knee, arm extended forward and two pointed fingers signaling take-off.<p>The flight deck of the USS Harry S. Truman rumbles as a fighter jet loaded with ordnance …

Military

U.S. Navy jets begin sorties against IS in Syria from Mediterranean | Reuters

ABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (Reuters) - A U.S. naval strike force led by aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman began sorties on May 3 against Islamic State in Syria, continuing missions by a U.S.-led coalition against the militants.<p>An F/A-18 fighter jet lands on the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft …

Military

Spain Rescues 476 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean Sea In Motor-Less Boats

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s maritime rescue service said Sunday that it saved 476 migrants who were attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean …

Mediterranean Sea

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Mediterranean Sea

Spain rescues 476 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea in two-day span

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 476 migrants in a two-day span who were attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea …

North Africa

Russian fighter jet crashes over Mediterranean Sea, both pilots killed

MOSCOW, May 3 (Xinhua) -- A Russian Su-30SM fighter crashed over the Mediterranean Sea shortly after its takeoff, killing both pilots on board, the …

News (China)

American supercarrier USS Harry S Truman transits Strait of Gibraltar, enters Mediterranean Sea

<b>USS Harry S Truman and her carrier strike group have passed through the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea.</b><p><i>“I’m proud of the</i> …

Military

Truman Transits Strait of Gibraltar, Enters Mediterranean Sea

USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75), the Carrier Strike Group EIGHT (CSG—8) flag ship, passed through the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean …

Military