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Fri
21
Oct

Marshall Islands’ Disarmament Cases Backfire

 

A legal expert explores the decision by the International Court Of Justice's split decision to dismiss the Marshall Islands’ nuclear nonproliferation litigation for lack of jurisdiction.

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Tue
18
Oct

U.S. Ignored Rising-Sea Warnings At Kwajalein Radar Site

 

US Navy is building the billion dollar 'Space Fence' radar tracking station on an atoll in the Marshall Islands that scientists warn is vulnerable to sea-level rise in the next few decades.

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Mon
03
Oct

Under Hawaii’s Starriest Skies, A Fight Over Sacred Ground

 

The New York Times looks at the fight over building the Thirty Meter Telescope at the top of Hawai‘i's Mauna Kea, a volcano sacred to Native Hawaiians. 

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Tue
27
Sep

Dramatic Rise In Pacific Islands Diabetes Cases Questioned Due To ‘Methodological Errors’

 

High reported rates of type 2 diabetes in some Pacific Island nations have been called into question after Australian researchers found deficiencies in the methods used to test for the disease - a finding which may have wider global implications.

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Tue
27
Sep

Solomon Islands Police Train To Carry Guns For First Time In 13 Years

 

For the first time since the RAMSI intervention, Solomon Islands police and preparing to carry arms. A limited number of officers receive firearms training. 

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Thu
15
Sep

Lives In The Balance: Climate Change And The Marshall Islands

 

"The numerous atolls that make up the island nation are now regularly swamped due to sea level rise. But as more people flee for the US, many fear their culture will be lost to a country that has already taken so much from them"

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Mon
12
Sep

Dear Guam: We Are All Better Than This--An Open Letter About The Deportation Of COFA Migrants

 

Chuukese educator, organizer, mentor, and social entrepreneur thoughts on the governor of Guam's recent efforts to deport citizens from the Federated States of Micronesia how have committed crimes in Guam.  

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Tue
16
Aug

ADB To Provide Palau With Connection To High-Speed Internet

 


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Tue
16
Aug

China Conducts Deep Sea Research In Marianas Trench

 


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Sun
17
Jul

UNESCO Selects FSM’s Nan Madol As World Heritage Site; Lists Site As 'Heritage In Danger'

 


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