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Russia sends warships for possible Syria evacuation: agency

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has sent warships to the Mediterranean Sea in case it has to evacuate its citizens from Syria, Interfax news agency quoted a naval source as saying on Tuesday. Full story

Fake Tsunami Tests Atlantic Warning Systems

A faux tsunami will strike shorelines throughout the northeast Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea today (Nov. 27) and tomorrow. The simulation is a test of a new early warning system for the region being run by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO). Full story

Israel seizes pro-Palestinian activist ship off Gaza

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli navy seized an international pro-Palestinian activist ship in the Mediterranean sea on Saturday to prevent it breaching its blockade of the Gaza Strip, a military spokeswoman said. Full story

Mediterranean Fin Whales Threatened

There are fewer fin whales in the Mediterranean Sea than previously believed, a new analysis shows, and the endangered species' survival is increasingly threatened by noisy humans. Full story

Syria reportedly shoots down Turkish jet

   Reports are surfacing that Syria may have shot down a Turkish fighter jet over Syrian waters in the Mediterranean Sea. NBC's Richard Engel reports.

Corrosion attacking recovered warship ram

An ancient warship's ram has been slowly disintegrating since it was retrieved from the floor of the Mediterranean Sea. A new analysis shows sulfuric acid buildup is to blame. Full story

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