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1. 2017-05-28 Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia
2. 2017-04-17 Girl killed by shark while surfing Esperance, Western Australia
2017-02-09 Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach Farewell Spit, New Zealand
E. 2016-11-26 7 dead, 1 missing as waves hit New Zealand fishing boat Kaipara Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
5. 2016-06-05 Australia shark attacks: New killing feared off Perth Perth, Western Australia
6. 2016-06-01 Shark bites off Australian surfer's leg Mandurah, Western Australia
H. 2016-05-17 Australian capsize survivor says he threw tools at crocs
I. 2016-05-11 46 people abandon ship during Great Barrier Reef fire Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
9. 2016-03-30 Professional surfer mauled by shark off eastern Australia Kiama, Sydney

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live TV. South Africa Nearly 200 pilot whales stranded on New Zealand beach Second shark attack in as many days kills surfer. Australia Man dies of suspected shark attack in Australia Mexico Pacific castaway begs to return. Micronesia Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home. Antarctica All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice. Antarctica 2 cruise line passengers missing off Australian coast. Sydney Boat sinks off Christmas Island. Australia Ship with about 200 aboard capsizes off Australia   More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks   Papua New Guinea: The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortifi... Stricken NZ cargo ship breaks up. New Zealand Spill NZ 'worst marine disaster'. New Zealand NZ ship oil spill 'significant'. New Zealand Up to 48 Dead in Christmas Isl. Shipwreck. Australia 'Many drown' in asylum shipwreck   Australia: Many people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying suspected asylum seekers crashed into rocks on Australia's Christmas Island Boys found alive after 50 days at sea. Fiji Alert over oil leak on Great Barrier Reef. Queensland 'Ghost yacht' found  Queensland: Emergency services have launched a search for the 3-man crew of a yacht found drifting off the North Queensland coast U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide Map of Oahu Hawaii  Hawaii: Submarine accidentally hit and sank fishing school vessel. 9 people missing
Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat Girl killed by shark while surfing. Western Australia Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach Map of Farewell Spit New Zealand
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  Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat   Terry Selwood, 73, has described how a 200kg (440lb) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him over and lacerating his arm Girl killed by shark while surfing   Western Australia: The girl, 17, had suffered critical injuries when she was pulled to shore by her father about 16:00 on Monday (09:00 GMT) Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach Map of Farewell Spit New Zealand


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  Volunteers in New Zealand are racing to rescue survivors after more than 400 pilot whales beached themselves


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Nov.26 7 dead, 1 missing as waves hit New Zealand fishing boat
Jun.5 Australia shark attacks: New killing feared off Perth. Western Australia Jun.1 Shark bites off Australian surfer's leg. Western Australia May.17 Australian capsize survivor says he threw tools at crocs May.11 46 people abandon ship during Great Barrier Reef fire. Queensland Mar.30  Professional surfer mauled by shark off eastern Australia Feb.25 Aurora Australis: Antarctica icebreaker passengers rescued Jan.2 2 tourists, from China and Australia, die in swimming accidents at Thai island. Southern Thailand

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Sep.3 Shark mauls 65-year-old man, injuring leg
. Australia Jul.30 Surfer seriously injured in Australian shark attack Jul.25 Shark kills diver in front of daughter off Tasmanian coast. Australia Jul.19 Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live TV    South Africa: A surfing champion was competing Sunday in the finals of South Africa’s J-Bay Open when a familiar-looking fin popped up behind him May.13  MH370 search discovers uncharted shipwreck May.5  Kiwi waves slam California coast Apr.22  Cruise ship docks after getting stranded in storm Feb.12 Nearly 200 pilot whales stranded on New Zealand beach   2 dozen of the 198 whales that were found beached have already died. The animals stranded themselves on a famous spot for whale beachings Feb.11  Crews try to rescue fishing boat stuck in Antarctic ice Feb.8 Second shark attack in as many days kills surfer   Australia: A Japanese national was killed Monday after a shark tore off his legs while he was surfing off Australia's east coast Jan.14  Great white shark closes beaches at the Australian city

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Dec.29  Australian teen killed in shark attack Dec.10  Rambo-like dad survives 12 days lost at sea Nov.24  Cruise ship passenger lost overboard off Sydney Sep.8 Man dies of suspected shark attack in Australia   A man has been killed in an apparent shark attack at the popular tourist destination of Byron Bay on the Australian east coast Jun.16 Shipwreck families sue Australia
Apr.14 First sub search for plane cut short. Western Australia Apr.2 Shark kills woman swimming off beach. Australia Feb.2 Mexico Pacific castaway begs to return   Micronesia: Jose Salvador Alvarenga, who says he spent more than a year adrift in the Pacific, has pleaded to be taken home after washing up in the Marshall... Jan.21 Rescued expedition in Australia port Jan.4 Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home    Antarctica: An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home Jan.2 All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice   Antarctica: After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker Jan.1 Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation. Antarctica

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Dec.29 Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica
Jul.4 Last text message found from U.S. family lost at sea. New Zealand Jun.8 Boat with up to 60 migrants sinks en route to Australia May.10 Search ends for 2 Australian Carnival cruise ship passengers. Sydney May.9 2 cruise line passengers missing off Australian coast  Sydney: Authorities launched a search Thursday after two passengers went missing overnight when the Carnival Cruise ship Spirit docked in Sydney Jan.20  Solo yachtsman rescued after three days adrift

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Jun.26 Boat sinks off Christmas Island   Australia: A boat carrying an estimated 150 people has capsized north of Christmas Island, a week after an asylum-seeker boat sank in the area Jun.21 Ship with about 200 aboard capsizes off Australia
Map of Christmas Island Australia  A ship carrying about 200 people capsized in the waters between Australia and Indonesia. A merchant ship was diverted to the scene Feb.28 Reef ship pair plead guilty in NZ. New Zealand Feb.2 Fears grow for PNG ferry missing. Papua New Guinea   More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  Papua New Guinea: The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification
Jan.7 Stricken NZ cargo ship breaks up   New Zealand: A ship which ran aground off the coast of New Zealand three months ago has broken in two, spilling containers and other debris into the sea

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Oct.10   Spill NZ 'worst marine disaster'   New Zealand: The oil leaking from a stranded cargo ship off New Zealand has become the country's worst maritime environmental disaster NZ ship oil spill 'significant'
Map of Tauranga New Zealand  New Zealand: Efforts to recover oil from a ship carrying nearly a half million gallons of heavy fuel that ran aground after striking a reef Oct.9 NZ races to empty oil spill ship. New Zealand

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Dec.19 Up to 48 Dead in Christmas Isl. Shipwreck
Map of Christmas Island Australia  Australia: Australian authorities raised the death toll of asylum-seekers killed in a shipwreck to 48, possibly more than half of the passengers on the boat Dec.16 Hanson: PM to blame for boat deaths. Australia Dec.15 Australia probes asylum shipwreck Dec.14 'Many drown' in asylum shipwreck Map of Christmas Island Australia
  Australia: Many people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying suspected asylum seekers crashed into rocks on Australia's Christmas Island
Nov.25 Boys found alive after 50 days at sea  Fiji: Samuel Perez and Filo Filo, both 15, and Edward Nasau, 14, rescued by a tuna ship near Fiji. 500 people were held a memorial service for the... Apr.3 Alert over oil leak on Great Barrier Reef
Map of Great Barrier Reef Australia  Queensland: The Shen Neng I, a Chinese ship, has run aground off north-eastern Australia, sparking an alert of an oil leak into the Great Barrier Reef

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Aug.8 86 missing in ferry sinking
. Tonga Mar.13 Australia declares oil spill disaster. Queensland

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Aug.1 U.S. sub leaked radioactive water


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Apr.19 'Ghost yacht' found
  Queensland: Emergency services have launched a search for the 3-man crew of a yacht found drifting off the North Queensland coast


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Feb.17  Robot finds ship sunk by sub Feb.9 U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
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  Hawaii: Submarine accidentally hit and sank fishing school vessel. 9 people missing


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Dec.13  163 boatpeople drowned