To contain the oil spill, Gulf of Mexico slicks will be set alight. The hope is that this will stop the oil spill before it hits land. But oil burns are a sign that other efforts have failed.
Melting ice caps are exposing more of the Arctic Ocean than ever before. The US moves to halt fishing in the newly ice-free zones even before a fishing industry blossoms there.
Will Kenya be tapped as the next ‘Hague’ of the high seas?
Admirals and generals hope to connect with soldiers via their own Facebook pages and blogs. But will they tweet?
Two controversial programs will step up monitoring of ships and port workers.