Oceania

Arts, Culture & Media

Manta Rays in New York

Tomorrow, at Carnegie Hall, a select group of college and high school musical groups will perform. One of the bands, the Manta Rays, is the only high school band on the US Pacific territory of Saipan. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geoquiz is the Lomonosov Ridge at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean. It plays a key role in the scramble to claim sovereignty over the Arctic Ocean. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Arctic expert Klaus Dodds.

Global Politics

Pacific tsunami strikes

A tsunami triggered by a strong quake in the South Pacific has killed more than 100 people in several islands. At least 77 people were reported dead in Samoa, more than 25 in American Samoa and at least six in Tonga. The World's Jeb Sharp has the latest

Arts, Culture & Media

The open sailing canoes of Yap

For centuries the islanders of Yap were renowned in the Pacific for their navigational skills. Recently, there's been a resurgence of interest among young Yapese in learning this ancient skill. The World's Mary Kay Magistad went sailing with some of them.

Arts, Culture & Media

India's Antarctic base

India and Antarctica figure in the Geo Quiz. India is more than 8,000 miles from the South Pole. So that's how far a team of researchers will travel on India's first scientific expedition to the Pole. We're looking for the name of the science base.