A team of researchers have discovered what they describe as a “treasure trove” of new sea species in the Pacific Ocean during an expedition in Papua New Guinea. Among the discoveries were a new species of sea slug and amphipods.
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Strong earthquakes have been reported all over the world over the last 12 hours from Papua New Guinea to Alaska to the region of Russia-Japan. The earthquakes have ranged from 6.0-magnitude to 7.0-magnitude.
Two strong earthquakes have struck the nations of Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Although there have not been tsunami alerts issued, these two countries have been entrenched with seismic activity.
On January 26, one of Papua New Guinea’s most famous WWII relics went home. “The Swamp Ghost” is a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber that crash landed in a New Guinea swamp. Not everybody is glad to see her go.
The Leahy family is an important name in the discovery and exploration of Papua New Guinea and this week, Richard Leahy, son of the noted explorer, Michael James (Mick) Leahy, was seriously injured in an aircraft crash.