On Monday, Chinese ships scrambled to clean up a massive oil spill amid fears of devastating damage to marine life.
Clean-up teams were continuing to monitor the wreck area to assess the drift and diffusion of the oil spill and the ecological impact. The cargo amounted to almost one million barrels (bbl) of oil.
The slick is meandering across an area about 35 km (21.8 miles) long and 28 km (17.4 miles) wide, with a width of between 200 metres and 300 metres, the coast guard said in a statement after observing the area with a patrol ship and an airplane.
Drone Helps Rescue Teens Caught In Rip Tide
The rescue happened about 11.30am, as lifeguards were preparing for a training session to familiarise themselves with the drones. A DRONE that helped save two teenagers in trouble off a Lennox Head beach has been praised by Deputy Premier John Barilaro.
The tanker had burned for a week before exploding after colliding with another ship on January 6, with all 32 crew now presumed dead or missing. However, citing China's State Oceanic Administration, Reuters reports that satellite imagery has revealed two slicks of a combined 42 square miles.
The transport ministry said late Wednesday the vessel lay at a depth of around 115 metres (50 feet) and that robots would be deployed to explore the shipwreck. A Greenpeace spokesperson told the New York Times, "At this time of year the area is used as wintering ground by common edible species such as hairtail, yellow croaker, chub mackerel and blue crab".
It is also on the migratory pathway of numerous marine mammals, including humpback and gray whales.
Earth's global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest on record, says an analysis by the US space agency NASA. NOAA calls it the third warmest year on record , due to slight variation in the ways that they analyze temperatures.
It's also put blockchain - the software technology enabling Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies - on a trajectory of its own. Bitcoin , which fell to a low of about $9,500 yesterday , has already gained almost $2,000 to trade near $11,500.
Oliver also will head of the state's Community Affairs Department and will become acting governor whenever murphy is out of state. Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters , but at least he didn't break a leg.
Trump has been accused of describing African nations as " shithole countries " during a meeting with USA senators last week . DURBIN: Did you hear me use profanity? This item has been corrected to show that Nielsen is secretary of DHS, not HHS.
A total of 25 trophies have been won by the Spanish centre-back since being brought back to Catalonia a decade ago. Gerard Pique has extended his stay at Barcelona through to 2022 with the penning of a new contract at Camp Nou.
Equities have been boosted this year by optimism in the US economy and expectations for a strong earnings season. Before shedding all of the day's gains, the Dow briefly reached an all-time high of 26,086.12 on Tuesday.
Within 24 hours, the tweet had surpassed the retweet goal, and Harbour immediately got to work on keeping his word. And I thought, 'Is this real?' Like, what the heck?' She posted photos from the session last week.
Kyrgios idolised Tsonga when he was growing up and is looking forward to facing him in the heat of battle again. The third seed eventually won the match 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 0-6, 8-6 in three hours and 25 minutes long match.
Unfortunately there's no information about the role or movie Cardi will be acting in, but reports say she starts filming in March. In the meantime, Cardi will take the stage alongside Bruno Mars to perform their number one single, " Finesse Remix ".
Let states deal with the marijuana issue
Marijuana may now be legal for recreational use in California as of January 1, but it's still illegal on San Diego State's campus. On Tuesday, a letter signed by 19 state attorneys general was sent to Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill.
Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to Reno
Trump also said he doesn't "imagine there's ever been an investment that big in this country by a company". The new location, which will house tech support for customers, will be announced later this year.
Trump Signs Massive Tax Bill Into Law
At the same time the US President also approved a short-term spending bill that averts a possible government shutdown. Early this week, the Republican-majority Congress passed the tax reform bill, which was Trump's key election promise.
Donald Trump 'told porn star ex she reminded him of Ivanka'
The White House has strenuously denied claims that Trump chased the porn star around a hotel room while wearing "tighty whities". She said she turned down the invitation but had an idea of what kind of "party" the pair allegedly had in mind.
CJI meets rebel Supreme Court judges for third time today
The ruling to temporarily block the termination of DACA came from a USA district judge in San Francisco, William Alsup. Justice Jasti Chelameswar travels out of the capital further delaying resolution of crisis in the Supreme Court.
'Tomb Raider' Trailer: Lara Croft Will Be a Survivor
Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Her jounrey won't be easy because a group of bad guys calling themselves "Trinity" are on the island.