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Marine Biologists Could Hold Key to MH370 Mystery

Jeff Wise | Posted 01.05.2017 | Science
Jeff Wise

With every passing day, it becomes more likely that the ships scouring the southern Indian Ocean for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will come up empty handed.

Malaysia's PM: Debris Belongs To Missing Malaysia Flight MH370

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Wednesday that plane debris found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean belongs to missing Mala...

Malaysia Seeks Help In Finding More Possible MH370 Debris

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of ...

A Look At The Search For MH370

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.06.2015 | Home

Malaysian authorities said Thursday they were "almost certain" a piece of an airliner wing that washed ashore on Reunion Island, east of Madagascar in...

Egg Heads Unlikely Malaysia 370 Heroes in the Bamboozle Era

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.30.2016 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In the past I've referred to them as the kids who couldn't get a date for the prom. Now, I bet the engineers at the British satellite communication company inmarsat will be the coolest kids of summer.

Malaysia 'Almost Certain' Debris Is From Same Type Of Plane As MH370

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

SAINT-DENIS, Reunion, July 30 (Reuters) - Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boe...

Teen's Tragic Death Underscores The Shark Problem Plaguing This Small Island

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.23.2015 | Green

On the morning of April 12, before 13-year-old Elio Canestri was killed by a shark while surfing at a beach in his native Reunion Island, he left a no...

Reunion Island: Tranquility Among the Sharks

Karin Luisa | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Karin Luisa

To explore the sea-floor is a reason in itself to come to La Réunion. The sea-bottom is rough with something called orsans: prickly sponges with stiff needles that stick in your feet. One does not walk in the ocean barefoot, but with plastic shoes.

In Face Of Shark Attacks, Some Suggest A Gruesome Preemptive Strike

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Governments around the world have been debating -- and experimenting with -- shark culling to mitigate shark attacks. Culling is basically organize...

Company Challenges Surfers To Get Back In Shark-Infested Waters

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

When two enormous tiger sharks were trailing Meredith Novack on her record-breaking swim from Lanai to Maui last month, she claimed the only thing tha...

France Prepares For Major Shark Hunt After Fatal Attack

Posted 08.03.2013 | Green

From TakePart's Richard Conniff: Authorities on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion have announced a plan to kill 90 sharks along its coastline, i...