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1 hr ago | Fiji Times

Call for intervention

THE impasse between Fiji and Solomon Islands governments can only be resolved through the intervention of the prime ministers of both countries, says Association of the South Pacific Airlines secretary-general George Faktaufon.

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5 hrs ago | Fiji Times

Vaivai eyes top 10 finish

WEIGHTLIFTER Apolonia Vaivai led Team Fiji's campaign on Day 7 of the Commonwealth Games last night and early this morning in Glasgow, Scotland.

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18 hrs ago | CiteULike

Modifications to the Aesop's Fable Paradigm Change New Caledonian Crow Performances

While humans are able to understand much about causality, it is unclear to what extent non-human animals can do the same.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

TrekEarth

Island in Canal Woodin

Ile Montravel is an island at the mouth of Prony Bay off Canal Woodin, in southern New Caledonia.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Intelligence of crows, jealousy of dogs, and first graders

In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog

Crows can Perform as Well as 7 to 10-year-olds on cause-and-effect Water Displacement Tasks

In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

Crows Smarter Than 7-Year-Olds

A crow flies past a partially built roof in the outer suburb of Craigieburn in Melbourne September 2, 2008.

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Scoop

New Caledonian Nickel Mining Company Under Fire At Film Premiere

Kanak environmental campaigner Florent EurisoukA© tells of mining company "dirty tricks" at premiere of Cap Bocage.

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Stuff.co.nz

Islands for a family getaway

FAMILY GETAWAY: if you've got the family in tow, and need a child-friendly place the whole brood can enjoy, here's a few islands to consider.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EurekAlert!

Smarter than a first-grader?

UCSB researcher shows that New Caledonian crows can perform as well as 7- to 10-year-olds on cause-and-effect water displacement tasks In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach.

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Fiji Times

Grant for rare plant

Today, there are only two known and recorded living species of this plant; one in New Caledonia and the other in certain parts of Viti Levu.

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TrekEarth

Feu de Bonne Anse

New Caledonia or Nouvelle-Caledonie is a special territory of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, 1,210 km east of Australia and 16,136 km east of Metropolitan France.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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MSG wants action on New Caledonia, denuclearisatio...

It is a so-called "mini United Nations", taking in four governments - Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - together with the Kanak liberation movement from New Caledonia, the FLNKS.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

Playing at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came into play when environmental issues and indigenous rights became intertwined in New Caledonia, and a telling picture of how deeply divided the French Pacific territory is on the issue of independence.

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Stuff.co.nz

Lost with the locals

NEW CALEDONIA: In New Caledonia, the indigenous people very proud of their land and heritage and are happy to share it with the tourists.

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West Hawaii Today

Many Australian natives prove drought resistant

What do Australia, New Caledonia and Hawaii have in common? Australia and New Caledonia are thought to be part of the great continent known as Gondwanaland and hold some of the most ancient species of plants and animals known today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oceania, World News, Home Gardening, Home

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Nursing students squeezed out of program

Nursing students at Northwest Community College who failed courses were surprised to hear they will not be allowed to continue even after making up the courses, as high demand has forced the college to be stricter in enforcing its sequencing rules.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Medipole Hospital

Promoter Financial Intermediary Centre Hospitalier Territorial de Nouvelle Caldonie Location : New Caledonia Sector : Health Proposed EIB finance : Description : The project concerns the construction of a new hospital located in Koutio, city of Dumbea, in the outskirts of Noumea, .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Off the beaten island track

Many people who travel to the Pacific Islands will struggle to venture beyond the golden beaches and expensive resorts of the popular holiday hotspots.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Prince George Citizen

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The College of New Caledonia is a significant contributor to the regional economy, according to a recent report commissioned by B.C. Colleges.

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