Pompeo Accuses China of ‘Lawless and Threatening Behavior’

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Pompeo Accuses China of ‘Lawless and Threatening Behavior’” – below is their description. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday accused China’s government of “lawless and threatening behavior” during a joint news conference with Maldives’ Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid. Pompeo’s comments came during his visit to … Read more Pompeo Accuses China of ‘Lawless and Threatening Behavior’

President of Seychelles: The politics behind paradise | Talk to Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “President of Seychelles: The politics behind paradise | Talk to Al Jazeera” – below is their description. Seychelles is an island archipelago in the Indian Ocean, at the eastern edge of the Somali Sea. For many, it is a paradise on Earth. With a presidential election due … Read more President of Seychelles: The politics behind paradise | Talk to Al Jazeera

Investigators get a break years after disturbing video of killings at sea surfaced

Years after shocking footage of at least four men being shot and killed in the Indian Ocean turned up in a taxi in Fiji, investigators finally get a break in the case, as reported by the Washington Post. Washington Post published this video item, entitled “Investigators get a break years after disturbing video of killings … Read more Investigators get a break years after disturbing video of killings at sea surfaced

France’s Kerguelen archipelago, a maritime nature reserve teeming with life

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “France’s Kerguelen archipelago, a maritime nature reserve teeming with life” – below is their description. Located 13,000 kilometres from the French mainland, in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Kerguelen archipelago is home to a maritime nature reserve that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site … Read more France’s Kerguelen archipelago, a maritime nature reserve teeming with life

A bird’s-eye view of Tibet’s Lulang Forest

CGTN published this video item, entitled “A bird’s-eye view of Tibet’s Lulang Forest” – below is their description. Lulang Forest is located in Nyingchi County, Tibet Autonomous Region. In Tibetan, its name means “dragon king’s valley.” Water vapor from the Indian Ocean keeps it warm and humid. #IntoTibet2020 CGTN YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave … Read more A bird’s-eye view of Tibet’s Lulang Forest

Sri Lanka tows supertanker ablaze off coast, one crewman presumed dead

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Sri Lanka tows supertanker ablaze off coast, one crewman presumed dead” – below is their description. A fire was still raging on a supertanker carrying about two million barrels of oil in the Indian Ocean on Friday (September 4) off the east coast of Sri Lanka. Reuters YouTube Channel … Read more Sri Lanka tows supertanker ablaze off coast, one crewman presumed dead

Oil supertanker catches fire off Sri Lanka

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Oil supertanker catches fire off Sri Lanka” – below is their description. A new fire broke out on a supertanker carrying about 2 million barrels of oil in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Sri Lanka, spokesmen for the country’s navy said, adding that one of its … Read more Oil supertanker catches fire off Sri Lanka

Protest in Mauritius over oil spill, dozens of dead dolphins

Hundreds of people are protesting in the capital of Mauritius over the government’s handling of an oil spill from a grounded Japanese ship and the alarming discovery of dozens of dead dolphins in recent days. More than 1,000 tonnes spilled out when a Japanese ship struck a coral reef in July. The Indian Ocean island … Read more Protest in Mauritius over oil spill, dozens of dead dolphins

Mauritians Protest Against Recent Oil Spill And Dead Dolphins

Honking and drumming, tens of thousands of people protested Saturday in Mauritius over the government’s slow response to an oil spill from a grounded Japanese ship and the alarming discovery of dozens of dead dolphins in recent days. Outraged over the Indian Ocean island nation’s worst environmental disaster in years, protesters displayed signs such as … Read more Mauritians Protest Against Recent Oil Spill And Dead Dolphins

Dead dolphins wash up near Mauritius oil spill site

At least 17 dead dolphins washed up on the coast of Mauritius, where a Japanese ship spilled more than 1,000 tonnes of oil. Environmental consultants said some dolphins were stranded on the shore and appeared seriously ill. The Japanese bulk carrier MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef near the eastern coast of Mauritius … Read more Dead dolphins wash up near Mauritius oil spill site

California Heatwaves Raise Fire Risk

The current heatwave broiling Californians like no event in decades is also elevating the risk for another potential disaster in the weeks ahead: wildfires. While heat and dry conditions have contributed to the Lake and Ranch fires burning now in Los Angeles County, fear of larger blazes looms in the weeks ahead. As a result … Read more California Heatwaves Raise Fire Risk

Mauritius oil clean-up team turns focus from sea to mangroves

A Japanese disaster relief team helping to clean up a devastating oil spill off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is focusing on mangroves, beaches and wetlands after most of the oil at sea had been collected, it said on Tuesday. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video … Read more Mauritius oil clean-up team turns focus from sea to mangroves

Ship breaks apart after Mauritius oil spill

A Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius last month, threatening a marine ecological disaster around the Indian Ocean island, has broken apart. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more Ship breaks apart after Mauritius oil spill

Satellite Images Show Dark Oil Stain Off Mauritius’ Coast After Oil Spill

Satellite images showed some of the turquoise waters surrounding Mauritius stained a muddy black after last week’s oil spill, fouling mangrove wetlands. On Thursday Mauritius authorities said they were seeking compensation from the owners of a Japanese ship that spilled the oil after it grounded in the shallow waters off the Indian Ocean island nation, … Read more Satellite Images Show Dark Oil Stain Off Mauritius’ Coast After Oil Spill

Japanese firm behind Mauritius oil spill ‘involved in several smaller incidents’

France 24 reports that the company responsible for an oil spill in Mauritius has also been “involved in several smaller incidents”. The Japanese firm that operates a ship leaking fuel off the coast of Mauritius has been involved in accidents before, including a 2006 oil spill in the Indian Ocean. France 24 YouTube Channel