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  1. Designation of First Pacific Particularly Sensitiv...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Scoop

    ... the Papua New Guinea, Cook Islands, Fiji and Kiribati. Other areas being considered are located in Tonga, Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands. In his opening address, Mr Edward Kleverlaan - Head, Office for the London Convention/Protocol and Ocean ...

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  2. IPO Preview: Poseidon Containers HoldingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Seeking Alpha

    ... its chief executive officer, together with Kelso and Maas. PCON was incorporated in the Republic of the Marshall Islands on September 29, 2014 for the purpose of owning and operating containership vessels, with a view to taking advantage of ...

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  3. Pacific countries won't lose FAA...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Samoa News

    ... it was consolidating bilateral communications from Los Angeles to its office in Japan. The presidents of Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and Palau, wrote a letter to the FAA seeking clarification. But the FAA's senior ...

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  4. Overhaul urged for Lloyd's of LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NWAonline

    ... to improve information sharing and data system," Lloyd's said in an e-mailed statement. The Republic of the Marshall Islands, one of the nations most threatened by rising sea levels, became the first developing country to pledge absolute cuts in ...

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  5. Tonga to host 2016 Pacific Power Association Conference and ExhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Tei attended the Pacific Power Association 24th Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition for 2015 in Majuro, Marshall Islands together with the of Tonga Power Ltd., Robert Matthews and six delegates from Tonga. This event is an annual regional ...

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  6. New Guam hospital has broad scopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | KUAM News

    ... to take out $100,000 per state in the Federated States of Micronesia, and $100,000 from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, so that will come out $500,000. So we will be able to hire a consultant to do an actuarial study, and look at the ...

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  7. Courts face migrant translation challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... court hearings in other languages. The man speaks Marshallese, and his right to hear his proceedings in the Marshall Islands tongue has led to delays in his case. Officials with Hawaii's Judiciary note the state has a limited pool of court ...

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  8. Hawaii addresses shortage of court interpreters for migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... The Compact of Free Association lets citizens from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau live and work freely in the United States in exchange for allowing the U.S. military to control ...

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  9. Marshall Islands sets ambitious post 2020 climate change targets, urges Australia to leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Indybay.org

    The small island nation of the Republic of the Marshall Islands submitted it's climate target on 21st July 2015. It is the first small island state to set an emissions reduction target for 2025, and the first developing country to adopt the simpler and more robust absolute economy-wide target that is usually expected of industrialized countries.

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  10. Chikungunya spreads in Marshall IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Crofs Blogs

    The Marshall Islands is reporting over a thousand cases of chikungunya, with the mosquito-borne illness spreading out to numerous remote outer islands. The outbreak started in February in Majuro with the official number of suspected and confirmed chikungunya cases now at one-thousand-and-46.

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  11. Euroseas Ltd. Announces Completion of Reverse Stock SplitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Market Wire

    ... 19, 2015. About Euroseas Ltd. Euroseas Ltd. was formed on May 5, 2005 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to consolidate the ship owning interests of the Pittas family of Athens, Greece, which has been in the shipping business ...

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  12. Small island states set example for large polluters ahead of COP 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | EurActiv.com

    ... states have come out fighting for an ambitious climate deal. EurActiv France reports . The Republic of the Marshall Islands is the first of the small island states to submit its CO2 reduction objectives for the Paris Climate Conference (COP 21) in ...

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  13. Climate change reduces coral reefs' ability to protect coastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... experience flooding due to wave events a few times per decade. Aerial photograph of Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands showing its low-lying islands and coral reefs. A new study gives guidance to coastal managers to assess how climate change ...

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  14. Federal government to provide $500,000 to help USVI centennial celebrations in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... assistance to the Freely Associated States of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau under the Compacts of Free Association. The assistant secretary executes these responsibilities through ...

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  15. Captain Issued RMI's First Unlimited Yacht LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Marine News

    Captain Jeff Perlstein, Faculty Coordinator, MPT; Amy Morley-Beavers, Academic Principal and Vice President of Regulatory Compliance, MPT; Captain Roberto Beretta; Captain Scott Field, Simulation Training Manager, MPT; and Captain John Hafner, Vice President, Seafarers' Manning & Training, IRI. Captain Roberto Beretta the first in the world to be issued this specific and highly-esteemed Master - Unlimited license by the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator Private maritime training school Maritime Professional Training announced it recently graduated Captain Roberto Beretta who is the recipient of the first Republic of the Marshall Islands Master - Unlimited license.

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  16. Sinking Marshall Islands Pledge Carbon Cuts to Spur Climate DealRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    The Marshall Islands, one of the nations most threatened by rising sea levels, became the first developing country to pledge absolute cuts in carbon emissions as part of a global fight against climate change. The Pacific atolls, mostly just 2 meters above sea level, aim to reduce emissions by almost a third in the 15 years through 2025 and by 45 percent by 2030, according to a statement from President Christopher Loeak's office.

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  17. 'If We Can Do It, So Can You': Marshall Islands Makes Inspiring Climate PledgeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | Common Dreams

    "Our message is simple: if one of the world's smallest, poorest and most geographically isolated countries can do it, so can you." Faced with the disastrous impacts of the growing climate crisis, the Marshall Islands, a remote Pacific island nation, has taken a decisive step towards the preservation of the planet, as well as its own land and people.

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  18. Periled by climate change, Marshall Islands makes carbon pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Bangkok Post

    The Marshall Islands, a small island country at high risk of climate change-induced sea level rise, vowed Sunday to cut greenhouse gas emissions by a third within a decade. Marshall Islands President Christopher Loeak, pictured in 2014 in front of his home in Majuro, raised the height of a seawall around his property following tidal floods in response to a "climate emergency" In a pledge to be officially filed with the UN next week, the sparsely populated cluster of Pacific atolls becomes the first small island nation to submit a carbon-cutting pledge ahead of a year-end conference in Paris tasked with producing a world climate pact.

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  19. Incredible haunting images of a WWII Airplane GraveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | CNN

    Brandi Mueller, a Merchant Mariner licensed by the U.S. Coastguard, captured incredible photos of over 150 Allied WWII aircraft now lying 130 feet under the Pacific Ocean near the Marshall Islands, more specific Kwajalein Atoll, Roi-Namur. Kwajalein Atoll is an incredible diving site but also an restricted military base.

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  20. Rainbow Warrior student campaign climaxes with aut...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Scoop

    ... two bombings at Marsden Wharf, just a short distance from here, but it was also about the bombings in the Marshall Islands in the 1950s that left a legacy of nuclear radiation fallout, and the French nuclear testing that didn't finish until the ...

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