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Friday Jul 4 | Stars and Stripes

Civilian captain of Navy tugboat fined $10,000 for collecting coral, clams

The civilian captain of a Navy tugboat is having to pay a $10,000 fine for importing coral and giant clams he had harvested in Kwajalein.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Oceania, World News

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Samoa News

Kosrae joins effort to create...

KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia - Kosrae has become the first member of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish shark protections in its waters.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Micronesia, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Watch - Measles in Micronesia

A measles outbreak is ongoing in the Federated States of Micronesia . The 4 states in FSM are Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Micronesia, Vaccinations, Health, Palau, Guam, Nauru, Travel

Wed Jun 25, 2014

War Is A Crime

U.S. Conference of Mayors Adopts Bold New Resolution

U.S. Conference of Mayors Adopts Bold New Resolution Calling for Constructive Good Faith U.S. Participation in International Nuclear Disarmament Forums; Commends Marshall Islands for bringing lawsuits against U.S. and 8 other Nuclear-Armed States The U.S. Conference of Mayors , the non-partisan association of America's big cities, on June 23, 2014 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Sacramento, CA, Austria, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Alabama Live

U.S. missile defense system with Alabama ties hits its target in key test

The U.S. missile defense system successfully hit a target over the Pacific in a high-profile test of a key component of the country's ground-based network.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, Redstone Arsenal, US Army, Oceania, World News

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

US to clamp down on 'pirate' fishers

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled plans to draw up a national strategy to combat illegal fishing and vowed to use his executive powers to protect US waters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Oceania, World News

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Samoa News

PNA increases fishing day price to US$8,000 for 2015

Ministers from the eight members of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement agreed Friday, June 13 to far-reaching decisions that will increase their nations' economic benefits from the tuna fishery, while expanding management and conservation measures over tuna stocks.

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Related Topix: Micronesia, Oceania, World News

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

Welcome Home USS Pearl Harbor

SAN DIEGO Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Robert Esmele, assigned to amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor , holds his baby daughter for the first time following a four-month deployment.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Oceania, World News, Kiribati

Channelnewsasia.com

Pacific nations hike tuna fishing fees by 33%

Pacific island nations ratcheted up the fees they charge tuna fishing boats to enter their waters by a hefty 33 per cent Friday as they accused foreign fleets of not doing enough to conserve stocks.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Micronesia

Thu Jun 12, 2014

State Department

Secretary of State John Kerry To Host the "Our Ocean" Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry will host the "Our Ocean" Conference at the U.S. Department of State on June 16 and 17. The conference will bring together 350-400 participants from more than 80 nations, including government officials, scientists, and leading international institutions to review the state of the science and determine concrete actions ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Monaco, Oceania, Kiribati, Palau, Tommy Remengesau

Wed Jun 11, 2014

The Standard

Pacific nations look to increase tuna fishing fees

Pacific island nations announced plans Thursday to dramatically increase the fees they charge tuna fishing boats for the right to enter their waters, saying it will boost revenue and help conservation efforts.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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