Chinese-built aircraft carrier undergoes sea trial

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier, the Shandong, is undergoing a sea trial. Officials say it’s in line with the annual testing plan for the country’s navy. This is the carrier’s first training voyage since it was commissioned in December. The vessel was reported to have left its shipyard in the northeastern city of Dalian on … Read more Chinese-built aircraft carrier undergoes sea trial

ssGB: 50 years back in Bristol | ITV News

The ss Great Britain is the ship which changed sea travel. It’s been 50 years since Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s ship returned to Bristol, the city in which she was created. To celebrate this milestone, ITV News is looking at how she changed forever how we travel the seven seas, how she was lost, forgotten, but … Read more ssGB: 50 years back in Bristol | ITV News

Coronavirus protection kit pollutes French coast – BBC News

Video shot by a French NGO in the Mediterranean shows masks and gloves littering the seabed. Opération mer propre (Operation clean sea) is trying to clean up the coast near the resort of Antibes. It is alarmed by this new coronavirus pollution, which adds to the already chronic problem of plastic pollution. Please subscribe HERE … Read more Coronavirus protection kit pollutes French coast – BBC News

Greece Tests Islands for Coronavirus Before Holiday Season Begins

Greek doctors have launched a Covid-19 testing initiative in islands in the Aegean Sea, ahead of the holiday season. The first round took place in the islands of Milos, Kimolos, Folegandros, and Sikinos. Travel between the islands was resumed on Monday and international travelers will be accepted from the 15th of June. Panagiotis Arkoumaneas, president … Read more Greece Tests Islands for Coronavirus Before Holiday Season Begins

Sydney beaches close as lost cargo washes ashore | ABC News

Popular Sydney beaches have closed after surgical face masks, plastic takeaway containers and air-conditioning ducts washed ashore from dozens of shipping containers which were lost at sea. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-27/sydney-beaches-close-debris-washes-ashore-from-apl-england-ship/12291416 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE … Read more Sydney beaches close as lost cargo washes ashore | ABC News

The boat that disappeared – BBC News

The IOM has warned that the current situation in the Mediterranean that could mean more and more people are disappearing at sea. The number of migrant boats leaving Libya for Europe has increased four times on last year and at the same time there are less search and rescue missions in operation. NGO boats are … Read more The boat that disappeared – BBC News

Indonesia: Alone in a sinking village – BBC News

The village of Bedono, Central Java was once home to more than 200 families. But now it’s now under water as the island is taken over by rising sea levels and only one family still lives there. Researchers say Java, in Indonesia, is sinking because of intense groundwater extraction, the destruction of mangroves and rising … Read more Indonesia: Alone in a sinking village – BBC News

Glowing sea in Dalian

Photographers in Dalian have captured some magnificent pictures of the glowing sea over the weekend. The light is from a plankton called flagellate – it emits light when its living environment changes. For example, in times of tides or storms. Usually, the stronger the tides are, the brighter the glow would be. With the shimmering … Read more Glowing sea in Dalian

New York Governor Cuomo: We Thank Our Heroes of Today

May.25 — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state had 96 new deaths, a drop from 109 reported a day earlier and not as low as the 84 registered on Saturday. He also says the families of front-line workers who died from Covid-19 would be eligible for death benefits. He speaks at his daily … Read more New York Governor Cuomo: We Thank Our Heroes of Today

NSW weather: huge swells and high winds batter beaches across Sydney

Large swells and high winds have left beaches across Sydney’s east empty as a low pressure system remains across eastern Australia. After a weekend where large waves lured surfers back into the water, beaches were empty in Monday as the wild weather continued to pummel Sydney’s coastline. The low pressure system over the Tasman Sea … Read more NSW weather: huge swells and high winds batter beaches across Sydney

Film-maker captures dust storm enveloping Western Australia beach

Film-maker Chris Lewis has captured a blaze of red dust covering a beach in Geraldton, Western Australia, as ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga batters the southern part of the state. Lewis said the dust had travelled ‘hundreds of kilometres away’ to meet the sea. The ex-tropical cyclone has damaged homes and left thousands without power Video courtesy … Read more Film-maker captures dust storm enveloping Western Australia beach

14-day quarantine for most UK arrivals | Coronavirus

Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced anyone arriving in the UK by air, sea or rail must self-isolate for two weeks. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) During the 14-day quarantine, public health authorities will do random checks, and those flouting rules will face a £1,000 fine or a court order. Arrivals are recommended to use personal transport to … Read more 14-day quarantine for most UK arrivals | Coronavirus

Maneater Review

Maneater reviewed on PC by Dan Stapleton. Also available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. “Through a few millennia of hard work and dedication Sharks have earned a name for themselves as nature’s perfect killing machines, and Maneater’s titular sea monster certainly lives up to that reputation. Roaming the Gulf of Mexico as a pissed-off … Read more Maneater Review

Cruise staff stranded: Thousands still await repatriation

Tens of thousands of cruise ship staff remain trapped at sea, two months after the pandemic crippled the industry. Some say they have been abandoned. Many are not being paid, while some have gone on hunger strike. Passengers were repatriated through March and April, but getting staff home has been a logistical nightmare for the … Read more Cruise staff stranded: Thousands still await repatriation

CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Ep. 3: Lively Tundra Flowers

The alpine tundra vegetation has to fight the harsh environment with cold temperatures, barren soils and intense ultraviolet rays. Yet, they make a unique sight 2,000 meters above sea level in Changbai Mountain. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv … Read more CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Ep. 3: Lively Tundra Flowers