Pacific Ocean

Disasters descend

As China records its highest temperature ever ~ 52.2 deg C in the western Xinjiang province ~ and as Sicily and Sardinia in southern Europe brace for temperatures in excess of 48 deg C

Pacific arms race will impact marine life

Soon after World War II, the tides of global politics turned. It became necessary for Australia to maintain close ties with both the UK and the US to resist communist advances in the southern Indian Ocean and the Pacific.