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Pacific Nations Vulnerable To Warming Climate Struggle To Attend Major Conference Island Soldier

Pacific Nations Vulnerable To Warming Climate Struggle To Attend Major Conference

Hampered by pandemic travel protocols, the nations will send small delegations to the Glasgow conference. But they're still looking for ways to exert influence.
French Polynesia Seizes Chinese Fishing Vessel Wikimedia Commons

French Polynesia Seizes Chinese Fishing Vessel

The government seized Ping Tai Rong 316, owned by a Chinese fishing group, after it refused to salvage a shipwreck in July.
Tongan Tourism Hub To Get Better International Links Wikimedia Commons

Tongan Tourism Hub To Get Better International Links

A $121 million upgrade to Vava'u International Airport will ensure closer global links for the tourism hotspot.
We May Know Less About The Deep Sea Than The Moon. Should It Be Mined? NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

We May Know Less About The Deep Sea Than The Moon. Should It Be Mined?

Advocates, countries and conservation outfits are calling for a halt to deep sea exploration, hoping to let the science catch up with the prospector's profit desires.
Fish And Power Shifts: How The Marshall Islands Became A Fishery Superpower Courtesy: Jojo Kramer

Fish And Power Shifts: How The Marshall Islands Became A Fishery Superpower

In “Our Ocean's Promise: From Aspirations to Inspirations," author Giff Johnson chronicles the history of fishing in the Marshall Islands, and forecasts an even more prosperous future.
Palau Is Bolstering Food Security With A Mix Of Tradition And Innovation Courtesy: Carolyn Ngiraidis

Palau Is Bolstering Food Security With A Mix Of Tradition And Innovation

Pacific nations have been taking up organic policies not just in the hope of economic prosperity but for the survival of their people and their lands.
Conference Tackles Overfishing In The World’s Oceans Wikimedia Commons

Conference Tackles Overfishing In The World’s Oceans

The United Nations Conference of Biological Diversity will likely be the stage for pledges to create new marine protected areas.
Northern Marianas Reports Third Covid-19 Death Wikimedia Commons

Northern Marianas Reports Third Covid-19 Death

The vaccinated man's death is the first since April last year, while there are 273 active cases in the Commonwealth.
Pearl Harbor-Based Destroyer Rescued Indian Ship During Deployment Molly Crawford/U.S. Navy/2021

Pearl Harbor-Based Destroyer Rescued Indian Ship During Deployment

The USS Halsey returned to its homeport Monday after operations in the Arabian Gulf supporting the withdrawal from Afghanistan and in the South China Sea.
Northern Marianas Condemns Japan Wastewater Plans Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Northern Marianas Condemns Japan Wastewater Plans

The commonwealth's House of Representatives have criticized Japan's plans to offload processed nuclear wastewater into the sea.