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NASA's Aqua satellite spotted two storms in one image in the Southern Pacific Ocean as Tropical Cyclone Edna brushes by New Caledonia and an extra-tropical storm lingers west of New Zealand.
The tenth tropical cyclone of the Southern Pacific Ocean cyclone season was born today, January 17 as NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on the storm as it became Tropical Storm June.
The newly-sequenced genome of the Amborella plant is shedding new light on the origin of the more than 300,000 flowering plants on the Earth today.
Think your summer has been bad? Engineers manning Galileo’s South Pacific ground station on New Caledonia found themselves marooned by heavy rains and a flash flood – though the station carried on operating regardless.
The storm formerly known as Cyclone 19P was renamed Sandra on Friday, and NASA officials are warning residents of New Caledonia to brace for strong winds, heavy rain and possible flooding early next week.
Tropical Storm Freda may no longer be a tropical storm, but as a low pressure area it is bringing rainfall and gusty winds to New Caledonia.
Tropical Cyclone Freda intensified over the last couple of days in the warm waters of the Southern Pacific Ocean, and NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites measured the rainfall within the storm, and noticed the eye grew larger.
Australia’s sea snakes may be more in danger of extinction than previously thought, marine scientists say.
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over strengthening Tropical Storm Jasmine and noticed bands of thunderstorms wrapping into its center as it heads toward Vanuatu and New Caledonia.
Symbol: ARCO32 Group: Gymnosperm Family: Araucariaceae Synonyms: AREX4 Araucaria excelsa (Lamb.) R. Br. Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Coniferophyta – Conifers Class Pinopsida Order Pinales Family Araucariaceae – Araucaria family Genus Araucaria...
The Orbiculate Cardinalfish (Sphaeramia orbicularis) is a cardinalfish that belongs to the family of Apogondiae. This fish grows to be 10 inches in length. The Orbiculate Cardinalfish has a thick, dark, vertical "waistband" that is sprinkled with dark spots heading toward the tail of the fish. This fish is found in coastal areas across the Indo-Pacific, along with East Africa, the Ryukyu Islands, New Caledonia, eastern Caroline, Kiribati, Belau, and the Mariana Islands. The male Orbiculate...
Australasia is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. This ecozone includes Australia, New Guinea (including Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian province of Papua), and the eastern region of the Indonesian archipelago (island of Sulawesi, Moluccan islands, and the islands of Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumba, Flores, and Timor). Several Pacific island groups are also part of the Australasia ecosystem including the Bismarck Archipelago, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, and New Caledonia. The rest of Indonesia not...
The Crow Honeyeater (Gymnomyza aubryana), is a very large honeyeater. This bird is endemic to New Caledonia and lives in humid forests on hills. It is relatively unnoticeable and lives in pairs or alone. It forages for invertebrates and nectar in the canopy. It has orange facial wattles. It superficially resembles a crow with its glossy black plumage. Crow Honeyeaters have long rounded wings and a long tail and neck. Their bill is long and bi-colored-yellow below, black above. It has a...
The Silver Moony (Monodactylus argenteus), is a perciform fish found in the Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa, North to the Yaeyamas, south to New Caledonia and Australia. This fish is often kept in brackish water aquaria. Silver moony has a silver body in a triangular shape. They have big eyes and crossed with a dark ray. Its fins are silver with yellow reflection.