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/ Oct 21, 2017

First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

France and China's space agencies unveiled their first joint satellite in Beijing Friday, which will be used to improve forecasting of ocean storms and cyclones. The satellite, named CFOSAT (China-France Oceanography Satellite), is due to be launched next year by China and will primarily be ...

/ Oct 6, 2017

Pacific's Niue creates huge marine sanctuary

The tiny Pacific island nation of Niue on Friday announced the creation of a huge marine sanctuary, saying it wanted to stop overfishing and preserve the environment for future generations. While Niue's landmass is only 260 square kilometers (100 square miles), its remote location about ...