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2014-10-27 03:00:47

Many marine animals are world travelers, and scientists who study and track them can rarely predict through which nations’ territorial waters their paths will lead.

2010-08-02 08:25:00

Scientists from the United States and Canada have announced plans to embark on a joint expedition to map the Arctic seafloor this summer.

2009-05-12 13:10:00

A UN deadline on May 13th over maritime boundaries will attempt to solve disputes over the seabed from the South China Sea to the North Pole.

2009-05-05 09:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new article appearing within the forthcoming issue of the Santa Clara Journal of International Law entitled, What Goes Around, Comes Around: How UNCLOS Ratification Will Herald Europe's Precautionary Principle as US Law, international attorney Lawrence Kogan calls upon all Americans to immediately exercise their constitutionally guaranteed 'right to know'.

2009-04-15 16:49:30

Norway agreed to limits on its northern seabed on Wednesday, becoming the first Arctic state to establish such territorial boundaries.

2009-04-02 07:45:00

Modern technology and global demand have collaborated to make mining precious metals from the colossal, mysterious depths of the ocean floor economically practical for the first time in history

2008-07-24 00:00:29

By Evangeline Majawat KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore's claims of territorial waters and an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) around Pedra Branca contravene the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos) 1982, of which it is a signatory.

2008-06-15 21:00:08

By Evangeline Majawat THE Pedra Branca and Middle Rocks decision by the International Court of Justice has thrown the spotlight on previously unknown, and even uncared for, islands, shoals, rocks and other maritime features.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.