Guam’s new task force deployed to guard THAAD at AAFB

August 6, 2020

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Residues from the nuclear tests in the 1950s and 1960s have been traced in the depths of the Marianas Trench — in the guts and tissues of crustaceans.

The study, titled “Penetration of Bomb 14C Into the Deepest Ocean Trench” and was recently published in American Geophy...

Friday, May 17, 2019

Setting a new deep-diving record, American explorer Victor Vescovo is the first human to make multiple dives to the Challenger Deep within the Marianas Trench, descending a maximum depth of 10,928 meters (35,853 feet deep) in the surface of the planet’s deepest point.


Monday, April 29, 2019

On a sunny day in Apra Harbor, with the port full of shipping containers and cargo vessels, a modest yet mighty ship housing the Five Deeps sits patiently as its next journey is planned. 

The Five Deeps is a reference to the five deepest parts of the ocean, with the Mar...

Monday, February 12, 2018

In yet another show of expansionism  likely to add uncertainties over regional security issues, China is eyeing deep-sea exploration in the Marianas Trench with plans to develop two deepsea manned submersibles able to reach a depth of 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) by 2020....

Thursday, August 3, 2017

 Marianas Trench resident

For scientists, the Marianas Trench’s otherworldly ecosystem is a fascinating virgin environment for research. For James Cameron, the Challenger Deep is a mystery to solve. For President Donald Trump, the deepest known point in the world's oce...

Monday, January 9, 2017

The establishment of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument was among the last executive actions sealed by President George W. Bush before he left office on Jan. 6, 2009.

As President Barack Obama gets ready to pack up, conservation activists have drummed up their...

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