Film taken before Amelia Earhart's last flight surfaces

...documents a journey that ended tragically short of the finish line when Earhart's plane vanished somewhere over the Pacific Ocean.A downloadable copy of the film is available to those who buy the book. Paragon publisher Doug Westfall said he...

Wine Time: Montes Alpha Syrah 2012, Chile

...sustainability, let the terroir express itself and, of course, quality."The Colchagua Valley is only 11 miles from the Pacific Ocean, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains. The cold climate allows the grapes to ripen slowly and reach full maturation...

Global warming to push some species into extinction

...whales, dolphins and seals, have the highest risk. The Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, western Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean between Australia and Japan are hotspots for potential extinction, especially those caused by human factors, the...

Apollo 13 commander, flight director speak at GRU

...how Earth looked from the window of a spacecraft or how he "cheated death once again" when he splashed down in the Pacific Ocean."You realize how insignificant we really all are, and yet how lucky we all are that we have this Earth to live...

Wine Time: FEL Chardonnay 2013, Anderson Valley

...hidden gem" in the world of winemaking. The cool climate of the Anderson Valley Appellation and the proximity to the Pacific Ocean create some of the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay growing regions in California.FEL Wines produces Pinot Noir, Chardonnay...

Pope's new cardinals are far-flung, value ministry

...more arrive over the years.Cardinal-elect Soane Patita Paini Mafi hails from Tonga, a tiny island state in the Pacific Ocean on the front lines in coping with the effects of global warming. Tonga has never before had a cardinal, and Mafi's...

Wine Time: Paul Hobbs Chardonnay 2012, Russian River Valley

...Russian River Valley because of its cool climate, aided by morning fog that runs through the valley from the nearby Pacific Ocean.The climate promotes long and mild growing seasons, which produce even ripening for the grapes. Balance and complexity...


...derail its hopes of victory in leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race after it took the lead Sunday in the middle of the Pacific Ocean en route from China to New Zealand.While the six-strong fleet has been at sea for a week since leaving Sanya...

Balloonists halfway around the world

LONDON -- Three balloonists streaked across the Pacific Ocean on a jet stream Thursday, hoping to elude troublesome...left China, crossed Japan, and set out across the Pacific Ocean. --They passed the halfway mark around 9 a.m...

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Researchers: Strong El Nino developing

...El Nino. Characterized by a warming of parts of the Pacific Ocean, El Ninos occur every few years and can affect weather...west Pacific. The warm water and thunderstorms in the Pacific Ocean can cast a deadly shadow on weather worldwide. A severe...

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