Stories tagged: atlantic ocean
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
The drowning of at least 58 migrants in the Atlantic Ocean off Mauritania sent despair through tiny Gambia on Thursday while some demanded a crackdown on human traffickers after one …
Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg hitched a renewable-energy ride back to Europe on Wednesday, sailing into the Atlantic on a trip she hopes will get her to Madrid in …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Hurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda. But officials said Thursday that the Category 3 storm …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
Hurricane Humberto lashed Bermuda with strong winds Wednesday night as the powerful Category 3 storm passed just to the north of the British Atlantic territory, while another growing storm threatened …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019
French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard, a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019
The Atlantic hurricane season is off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near normal year.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019
It may be the biggest wild card in the climate system. Scientists have long feared that the so-called “overturning” circulation in the Atlantic Ocean could slow down or even halt …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
A Bahamian man has been restored to health at a Florida hospital after drifting on the Atlantic Ocean for 16 days.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeast are keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Jose as it spins in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to menace the region by the …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
Don’t underestimate Jose. The meteorological gods seem to be working against the hurricane as Irma’s successor lumbers over the Atlantic Ocean. But it’s so far out –more than 950 miles …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Not one, but three potential storms threaten to usher in the busiest phase of the Atlantic hurricane season later this month, courtesy of warm ocean temperatures.
Thu., April 20, 2017
The first tropical depression of the Atlantic season has formed far from land.
Wed., April 5, 2017
Hurricane Matthew will officially go down as the deadliest Atlantic hurricane in more than a decade.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017
The Obama administration on Friday rejected requests by energy companies to conduct seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean to map potential drilling sites for oil and natural gas.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
President Barack Obama on Tuesday designated the bulk of U.S.-owned waters in the Arctic Ocean and certain areas in the Atlantic Ocean as indefinitely off limits to future oil and …
Mon., May 30, 2016
Tropical Depression Bonnie and its heavy rains dissipated over South Carolina on Monday, as a wet Memorial Day holiday weekend comes to an end in the area.
Fri., May 27, 2016
U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2011
A sea exploration company said today it has discovered a ship filled with silver 8,000 feet beneath the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.