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File - July 27, 2010 image from the North Pole webcam shows ponds created by the summer sea ice melt.
  Climate Change   Natural Disaster   Photos   Sea Level Rise   Wikipedia: Current sea level rise
 CNN 
Climate: 9 questions on rising seas
(CNN)You've probably heard about some of the impacts of rising seas: Nearly a fifth of Bangladesh, in South Asia, could be submerged; some low-lying islands in the Pacific may disappear; coastal... (photo: NOAA)
Children play after they disembarked from the Italian Navy vessel 'Bettica' in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. About 700 migrants, including children, were rescued in the Sicilian Strait while they were trying to cross.
  EU Migrant Crisis   Humanitarian Disaster   Photos   War Refugee   Wikipedia: April 2015 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwrecks
 Huffington Post 
Dozens Feared Drowned As Migrant Crisis Continues, Aid Group Says
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Dozens of passengers in a crowded rubber boat fell into the sea and likely drowned as a rescue vessel neared, survivors reported as they arrived in Italy Tuesday to join... (photo: AP / Francesco Pecoraro)
In this Monday, April 20, 2015 file photo, Greek army Sgt. Antonis Deligiorgis, standing at left, rescues migrant Wegasi Nebiat from Eritrea, front left, from the Aegean sea, on the island of Rhodes, Greece.  Business Insider 
Over 4,000 migrants were rescued from boats near Libya this weekend
ROME (Reuters) - Nearly 4,100 migrants were rescued from boats near the coast of Libya on Saturday and Sunday and rescue operations continued as people smugglers took advantage of calm seas, Italy's... (photo: AP / Argiris Mantikos/Eurokinissi)
EU Migrant Crisis   Photos   Refugee Rights   Wikipedia: April 2015 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwrecks   Humanitarian Disaster
Flight deck personnel secure aircraft to the deck as the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) transits the Strait of Hormuz and anticipated heavy seas reported in the Gulf of Oman.  Stars and Stripes 
US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf
WASHINGTON — U.S. Navy ships will begin accompanying U.S. commercial ships during their transit through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf to ensure they encounter no interference... (photo: US Navy / Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Milosz Reterski)
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A migrant carries a baby as they disembark from the Italian Navy vessel 'Chimera' in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. BBC News
Libya: The world's 'smuggler state'
By Quentin Sommerville BBC News, Misrata 29 April 2015 From the section Africa By a checkpoint outside the Libyan city of Misrata, a truck full of hay-bales is opened by... (photo: AP / Francesco Pecoraro)
EU Migrant Crisis   Libya Conflict   Photos   War Refugee   Wikipedia: April 2015 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwrecks
In this Monday, April 20, 2015, file photo, the Tunisian navigator Mohammed Ali Malek, and one of the survivors of the boat that overturned off the coast of Libya, waits to disembark from Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, at Catania Harbor, Italy. Reuters
Exclusive: Brother says accused Tunisian was forced to captain migrant boat at gunpoint
TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant who was forced at gunpoint... (photo: AP / Alessandra Tarantino)
EU Migrant Crisis   Humanitarian Disaster   Photos   Refugee Rights   Wikipedia: April 2015 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwrecks
In this photo made available Thursday, April 23, 2015, migrants crowd an inflatable dinghy as rescue vassel The Malta Independent
A world apart
The truth is slowly coming to the surface. Each corpse of child, man or woman that is lifted from the sea and every mental image of a sunken ship with 300... (photo: AP / Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA)
EU Migrant Crisis   Humanitarian Disaster   Photos   War Refugee   Wikipedia: April 2015 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwrecks
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses business leaders as he launches his The Times of India
India, China to boost maritime cooperation during PM Modi's visit
NEW DELHI: China may allow India access to the Western Pacific Ocean, while India may countenance Chinese presence in the Indian Ocean. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi... (photo: AP / Saurabh Das)
China   Narendra Modi   Photos   Western Pacific Ocean   Wikipedia: Narendra Modi
Coral reefs of Moalboal, Cebu The Guardian
Coral Triangle key part of $24tn global ocean wealth
Johnny Langenheim ... (photo: WN / RTayco)
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Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses troops and civilian workers during a visit to Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 16, 2013. Palm Beach Post
Carter concerned Iran ships may carry arms for Yemen rebels
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he is concerned that Iranian ships heading toward Yemen may be carrying advanced weapons for the Houthi rebels, and moving a... (photo: US DoD / Glenn Fawcett)
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A small fishing vessel is anchored near the coast, enjoying the calm waters. The Guardian
Oceans are world's seventh largest economy worth $24tn, says WWF report
Vast economic worth of world’s oceans includes fishing, tourism and shipping but is declining due to pollution, climate change and overfishing ... (photo: WN / RTayco)
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