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  1. Washington men unearth potential Earhart cluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Columbian

    A Bow-based business owner and high school teacher and a Sedro-Woolley aircraft mechanic: Maybe not the people you'd expect to discover clues that could help unravel one of the modern world's most daunting mysteries: What happened to Amelia Earhart? But after several trips to the Marshall Islands, Dick Spink of Bow came home with two interesting pieces of aluminum from Mili Atoll, where residents said Earhart crash-landed in July 1937, he said. Jim Hayton, a longtime airplane mechanic and owner of North Sound Aviation in Sedro-Woolley, said he has identified one - a 6-inch dust cover for a Goodyear Air Wheel - as almost certainly coming from Earhart's plane, a Lockheed Model 10-E Electra.

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  2. Skagit County men key to potential Earhart cluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... aircraft mechanic may be piecing together some mystery-solving clues. But after several trips to the Marshall Islands, Dick Spink of Bow came home with two interesting pieces of aluminum from Mili Atoll. Residents believe Earhart crash-landed there ...

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  3. Anthony E. Orhelein, Rehoboth dispatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Cape Gazette

    ... when he got married. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II in the Solomon's, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands and Okinawa from 1943-45. He re-enlisted twice and was discharged honorably both times. He served in reconnaissance and his ...

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  4. Sea Level Rise, Eniwetok, and Bert BigelowRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... will be particularly vulnerable by the rising sea level, and atoll nations such as Maldives and the Marshall Islands may literally cease to exist. It is in this context that the long-forgotten name of Bert Bigelow may re-emerge in the twenty-first ...

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  5. Pacific Coral Bleaching Linked to Marshall Islands El Nino AffectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | News Max

    An El Nino weather pattern that had been developing in recent months has been linked to the worst-ever coral bleaching in the Marshall Islands. Marine researchers said the weather pattern has been raising ocean temperatures and stressing delicate coral reefs.

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  6. Sustainable and Equitable Fishing in the Pacific Gets FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program will initially provide funding to the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency to improve the sustainable use of oceanic fisheries, coastal fisheries, and critical habitats. Washington DC - infoZine - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors Monday approved US$32.97 million in International Development Association grants and credits to support the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program - a regional program of operations to strengthen the management of select Pacific Island fisheries.

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  7. Fishing for a Sustainable and Equitable Future in the PacificRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$32.97 million in International Development Association grants and credits to support the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program - a regional program of operations to strengthen the management of select Pacific Island fisheries. PROP will initially provide funding to the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency to improve the sustainable use of oceanic fisheries, coastal fisheries, and the critical habitats on which they depend.

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  8. USS Rodney M. Davis Returns from Final DeploymentRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... the ship and performed compliant boarding operations in the exclusive economic zone of the Republic of the Marshall Islands in support of the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative. Subsequently, the ship conducted extensive theater security ...

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  9. Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The China Post

    The Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said Monday. Marine researchers said an El Nino weather pattern had been developing in recent months, raising ocean temperatures and stressing delicate coral reefs.

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  10. Warming Oceans Are Bleaching Coral Reefs, Putting Ecosystems at RiskRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Common Dreams

    Global warming is 'bleaching' coral reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said Monday, warning that the phenomenon-caused in part by warming ocean temperatures-puts entire ecosystems at risk. "The worst coral bleaching event ever recorded for the Marshall Islands has been occurring since mid-September," Karl Fellenius, a Majuro-based marine scientist with the University of Hawaii told AFP .

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  11. Take a look at the Republican version of "Executive Orders"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... approves the energy action plan. Good thing that the "Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau" are getting an "Energy Plan" eh? 11 CORPORATIONS 12 The following corporations and agencies are ...

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  12. Russian Military Arsenal Grows, To Possess New Liquid-Fuel ICBMs By 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  13. Collected Department Releases: The Pacific Islands: U.S. Conventional ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | State Department

    ... in the island's highly populated areas. Funded clearance efforts on Mili and Maloelap Atolls in the Marshall Islands, which received heavy aerial assault during World War II. Safe removal of UXO on these islands, where land is at a premium, has ...

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  14. UMFK president stripped of honorific title by South Pacific schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... which Hess guided after departing as college president in 2009. The nonprofit Friends of the College of the Marshall Islands lost its tax-exempt status in 2013 after failing to file the necessary paperwork with the IRS during the prior three years, ...

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  15. UN climate talks: lost and damaged?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... A few developing countries said they could live with the status quo, including the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Cook Islands and the Philippines, which has been battered by typhoons two years in a row during the climate talks. ...

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  16. H.R.83a "To require the Secretary of the Inter...283 views this week Introduced Jan 3, 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | OpenCongress

    ... the Virgin Islands) and Freely Associated States (the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau); and (2) assist each of the insular areas and Freely Associated States in implementing the plan. ...

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  17. UN climate talks: lost and damaged?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... A few developing countries said they could live with the status quo, including the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Cook Islands and the Philippines, which has been battered by typhoons two years in a row during the climate talks. ...

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  18. Island Liaison goes to D.C.: Group helps mark Asian Pacific American Heritage MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... "Mike" Honda. Kaercher is a Chamorro born in Saipan. When she was an infant, the family moved to Majuro, Marshall Islands, and lived there for 10 years while her father worked for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. She's a graduate of John ...

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  19. OIA supports island-wide youth...Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Students and teachers participating in the Close Up Washington Program ...

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  20. Eighty percent of the land mass of the Maldives is less than 1 meter above sea level.Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Some of the world's smallest island nations have become the loudest voices in the debate about how to fight global warming. Low-lying atolls from Tuvalu and the Marshall Islands in the Pacific to the Maldives in the Indian Ocean are at risk of being wiped out entirely in the coming decades by rising seas and extreme weather.

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