Lost continent identified in Indian Ocean

The holiday islands of Reunion and Mauritius are all that remains of a small continent that's been hidden under lava for millions of years.

Pirate threat forces scientists to turn to Navy for help

Scientists are turning to the Australian and US navies to help protect them from Somali pirates in the western Indian ocean.

Asia's corals in massive die-back

The worst coral die-off in ten years - possibly ever - has struck across the Southeast Asian and Indian Oceans.