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Atlantic Ocean: Ocean between Europe, Africa and the Americas
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans, with an area of about 106,460,000 square kilometers. It covers approximately 20 percent of Earth's surface and about 29 percent of its water surface area. It separates the "Old World" from the "New World".

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Cockpit coffee spill forces commercial jet to make emergency landing

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a..
Reuters - Published

Slow-moving hurricane Dorian pounds Bahamas, inches towards Florida coast

The slow-moving hurricane Dorian, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, pounded Grand Bahama Island on Tuesday and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast by the..
Reuters - Published

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Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast [Video]Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast

A man jumped into the churning Atlantic Ocean as the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian grazed Jacksonville on Wednesday and pushed north towards Georgia and the Carolinas. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida [Video]Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida

Hurricane Dorian hits Bahamas as second-strongest Atlantic storm on record.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:18Published

Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever [Video]Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the U.S. mainland, with parts of Florida..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Dorian Hurtles Toward Florida As Category 4 Storm [Video]Dorian Hurtles Toward Florida As Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Dorian spun west across the Atlantic ocean toward Florida on Saturday after growing into a dangerous Category 4 storm. According to Reuters, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US [Video]Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York City to chants and cheers after a trans-Atlantic trip on a yacht to attend a global warming conference. Greta, 16, and her crew..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:39Published

G7 first ladies exchange high-fives with Biarritz surfers at beach [Video]G7 first ladies exchange high-fives with Biarritz surfers at beach

The spouses of G7 participants took a stroll at the beach on Monday to meet youth surfers at Biarritz, a sea resort town in the south west of France. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Titanic exploration pilot: Seeing the wreck for the first time was 'amazing' [Video]Titanic exploration pilot: Seeing the wreck for the first time was 'amazing'

Explorers making the first manned voyage to the Titanic wreckage in 14 years said they have uncovered a partial collapse of the ship's hull. Nearly 13,125ft (4,000m) beneath the surface of the Atlantic..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:11Published

Thunberg “amazingly courageous”, says skipper of yacht taking her across Atlantic [Video]Thunberg “amazingly courageous”, says skipper of yacht taking her across Atlantic

German race skipper Boris Herrmann, who has offered to sail Greta Thunberg across the Atlantic, said on Thursday the trip will be "massively challenging" for the young climate change activist. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

 

Hurricane Dorian, stalled over Bahamas, weakens slightly but still dangerous

Hurricane Dorian, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, showed some signs of weakening early on Tuesday as it remained stalled over Grand Bahama Island, the Miami-based National..
Reuters - Published

Dorian intensifies into a hurricane: U.S. NHC

Dorian has intensified into a hurricane and is expected to continue strengthening during the next few days over the Atlantic waters, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Sink or Swim? UK's Johnson takes G7 ocean dip

Facing accusations from political opponents of being out at sea over his Brexit strategy, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson strode into the Atlantic Ocean for a bracing dip on Sunday before tackling..
Reuters - Published

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas

With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action..
Reuters - Published

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take..
Reuters - Published

Oil-water mix of 3,200 gallons spilled off Canadian island into Atlantic Ocean, efforts to minimize environmental impact underway

An oil platform off the Canadian island of Newfoundland spilled nearly 3,200 gallons of an oil-water mix into the Atlantic Ocean, and efforts were underway to minimize the environmental impact,..
Firstpost - Published

Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

By Joey Roulette CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space..
Firstpost - Published

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