Native Americans and Polynesians Met in 1200 AD | Science | Smithsonian Magazine

The Pacific Ocean covers almost one-third of the Earth's surface, yet centuries ago, Polynesian navigators were skilled enough to find and populate most of the habitable islands scattered between Oceana and the Americas. Now a new genetic analysis is revealing more about their incredible journeys—and the people they met along the way. A provocative new [...]

Geopolitics: Understanding Oceanic Space

http://www.youtube.com/watch The Geopolitics of the 21st century will be determined by the potential of great powers to build regimes of control over the seas, or oceanic space. It is vital that we understand how the use of oceans has evolved over the ages, and how it stands today. The idea of oceans being the common [...]