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Tropical Cyclone Atu had a brief but memorable life last week, and NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a day-by-day look at its growth and death.
Only five species of these so-called 'flea' beetles, out of a global total of 60, had been found to date in New Caledonia, in the western Pacific.
Tropical Storm Vania moved through southeastern New Caledonia on January 14 and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed heavy rainfall occurring.
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) and Aqua satellites are providing valuable information to forecasters about Tropical Storm Vania's clouds and rainfall as the system continues to impact Vanuatu and New Caledonia in the South Pacific.
Recently-published research completed by scientists at the University of Auckland in New Zealand proves that New Caledonia crows can use multiple tools to solve problems and complete tasks.
New Caledonia asked for help from Australia on Wednesday to protect the world's second biggest reef, according to AFP.
A Monash geoscientist and a team of international researchers have discovered the existence of an ocean floor was destroyed 50 to 20 million years ago, proving that New Caledonia and New Zealand are geographically connected.
New Caledonia's lagoons on UNESCO world heritage list WELLINGTON, July 8 (Xinhua) -- New Caledonia's lagoons and reef ecosystems have been added to the United Nations Education Science and Culture organization (UNESCO)'s prestigious world heritage list in the natural environment category, the UNESCO confirmed.
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.
- Large; stout; burly.