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  1. Pacific Islanders Say Climate Finance 'Essential' for Paris AgreementRead the original story

    Wednesday | Common Dreams

    As Pacific Islanders contemplate the scale of devastation wrought by Cyclone Pam this month across four Pacific Island states, including Vanuatu, leaders in the region are calling with renewed urgency for global action on climate finance, which they say is vital for building climate resilience and arresting development losses. In a recent public statement, the Marshall Islands' president, Christopher Loeak, said, "The world's best scientists, and what we see daily with our own eyes, all tell us that without urgent and transformative action by the big polluters to reduce emissions and help us to build resilience, we are headed for a world of constant climate catastrophe."

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  2. Construction begins on Space Fence radar systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Gizmag

    Ground was broken at the future six-acre site of the new Space Fence radar system in a special ceremony last month on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The ceremony marked the official start of construction of the system that will replace the Air Force Space Surveillance System in tracking objects in orbit, including commercial and military satellites and debris from collisions.

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  3. Regional health plan possibleRead the original story

    Wednesday | Pacific Daily News

    ... to the health ministers of the governments of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, asking them to request funding for the study during upcoming talks with the United States. According to Won Pat, FSM and ...

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  4. Bikini nuclear warmongering survivors now threatened by climate changeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Dear Kitty

    ... Jamore at the weekend, as Pacific waters continued to eat away at the small Kili and Ejit islands in the Marshall Islands archipelago. This 13 September 2013 video is called Climate change impact on the Marshall Islands: One island has all ready ...

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  5. UCLA's professor of punkRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | PressReleasePoint

    ... adviser sent her in a totally different direction, down a rabbit hole of research on 1950s America and the Marshall Islands. From 1946 through 1958, the United States used the islands in the western Pacific as a test site for nuclear weapons. The ...

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  6. Radiation, climate change force Bikini Islanders to seek refuge in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Raw Story

    File photo shows a parade of floats on Nuclear Remembrance Day in the Marshall Islands on March 1, 2001, the 47th anniversary of the "Bravo" hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atoll that exposed thousands of Marshall Islands to radioactive fallout A tiny central Pacific community, forced to evacuate their homes because of US nuclear testing, are now demanding refuge in the United States as they face a new threat from climate change. "We want to relocate to the United States," Nishma Jamore, mayor of the atoll of Bikini, said on the weekend as Pacific waters continued to eat away at the small Kili and Ejit islands in the far-flung Marshall Islands archipelago.

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  7. Local news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Pacific Daily News

    ... 02" were found by one of the vessels about 115 miles southeast of Kwajalein. Majuro is part of the Marshall Islands and is more than 1,800 miles southeast of Guam. Kwajalein, also part of the islands, is about 300 miles northwest of Majuro. Drivers ...

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  8. U.S. Confirms North Korea's Nuclear Threat: Issues Alert After ISIS ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | International Business Times

    ... minutes later 4,800 miles away from the Ronald Reagan Missile Site Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The intercept took place approximately 10 minutes after the interceptor was launched, at an altitude in excess of 140 miles ...

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  9. USCG Suspends Search for Overdue Boat near MajuroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Marine News

    The Coast Guard suspended the search Saturday for an overdue 83-foot commercial fishing vessel near the Republic of Marshall Islands . Fishing vessel Clear Water 02 reportedly went missing with nine people aboard while en route Majuro for offload, March 12. "Suspending a search is never an easy decision and is only done after intense scrutiny and evaluation of our search efforts as a whole," said Lt.

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  10. Radiation, climate force Bikini Islanders to seek US refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Straits Times

    A tiny central Pacific community, forced to evacuate their homes because of US nuclear testing, are now demanding refuge in the United States as they face a new threat from climate change. "We want to relocate to the United States," Nishma Jamore, mayor of the atoll of Bikini, said on the weekend as Pacific waters continued to eat away at the small Kili and Ejit islands in the far-flung Marshall Islands archipelago.

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  11. Coast Guard suspends search for missing FSM vesselRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Pacific Daily News

    ... 02" were found by one of the vessels about 115 miles southeast of Kwajalein. Majuro is part of the Marshall Islands and is located more than 1,800 miles southeast of Guam. Kwajalein, also part of the islands, is about 300 miles northwest of ...

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  12. $185M sought for migrants: Bill would raise compact-impact fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Pacific Daily News

    ... and other social services by individuals from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau," Takai's legislation states. Guam Delegate Madeleine Bordallo, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii's ...

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  13. Pacific Islands Double Disaster Eased By Moana Marine's R.O. PlantsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | PRWeb

    ... water treatment plants that convert sea water into drinkable water. Equipment installed by the U.S. and Marshall Islands based company, Moana Marine LLC , utilizing Spectra Watermaker's unique reverse osmosis filtration system powered by wind and ...

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  14. Envoys of five nations present credentials to PrezRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Big News Network.com

    ... by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Envoys of Maldives, Algeria, Senegal, Italy and Marshall Islands presented their credentials to the President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan today. The envoys who ...

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  15. Compact lawsuit possible: Courts rejected similar case years agoRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Pacific Daily News

    ... lawsuit. Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands can live and work on Guam and elsewhere in the United States because of federal treaties called compacts of free association. ...

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  16. CROP Agencies unify to support Pacific countries r...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Scoop

    ... to support our brothers and sisters in Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Republic of the Marshall Islands and New Caledonia. As Pacific regional organisations, we are not just friends lending a hand, we are your countrymen and women ...

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  17. CROP Agencies unify to support Pacific countries recoveryRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Scoop

    ... to support our brothers and sisters in Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Republic of the Marshall Islands and New Caledonia. As Pacific regional organisations, we are not just friends lending a hand, we are your countrymen and women ...

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  18. Nine missing after fishing boat sinks near MarshallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Peninsula

    A search was under way Tuesday for nine crewmen missing after monstrous waves, whipped up by Cyclone Bavi, sank a fully-laden fishing vessel near the Marshall Islands, officials said. Wreckage from the Clear Water 02 was sighted south of Ailinglaplap Atoll on Monday, four days after the last contact with the vessel.

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  19. Coast Guard searches for missing shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Pacific Daily News

    A commercial fishing vessel with nine people aboard remained missing for the fifth day yesterday near Majuro in the Marshall Islands.

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  20. Fishing boat with 9 aboard missing in Marshall IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Pacific Daily News

    A commercial fishing vessel with nine people aboard remains missing for the fifth day near Majuro in the Marshall Islands and the U.S. Coast Guard and volunteer ships are continuing the search.

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