The housing market is chewing up and spitting out thousands of migrants.
Swimming With Fidel: The Toils Of An Accidental Journalist, available on Kindle, with free excerpts here, and in print version
Taro, Choiseul Island Cook Islands [Upcoming blog next Sunday: South American and Caribbean sunsets] Futuna Fiji Niue ______________ By
SOLAR KEEPS FLYING Burning Up: 31 large (1,000+ acres) US wildfires are now burning in the west; the wildfire season has
Rock Islands, Palau Swimming With Fidel: The Toils Of An Accidental Journalist, available on Kindle, with free excerpts here
No Need for Scuba to See These Creatures of the Sea - Section III, All Aboard for Fish in Water: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 15
The 200-strong Rock Islands group, verdant hummocks rising out of the western Pacific in Palau, dot a huge palette of innumerable
We nuked their islands and took control of the whole region. Now Micronesians can move to the U.S. without restriction -- and they are coming.
First we nuked their islands and then we took control of the whole region. In exchange, Micronesians can move to the U.S
Micronesia's geography puts us at the mercy of Mother Nature in some respects but, more and more, we are also at the mercy of the climate-change policies of larger, more industrialized nations.
Due to Palau's strong market for snorkel and scuba ecotourism, a single live reef shark is worth roughly US$1.9 million over its lifetime (compared with a value of US$108 for a dead shark). The designation of Palau's shark sanctuary fueled a global campaign, and today 10 other countries have followed suit, creating more than 4.9 million square miles of shark sanctuary.
Comprised of 29 atolls and five isolated islands, the Marshall Islands are slivers of white sand beaches and lush green vegetation
Did you know that there's a country with Star Wars characters on its official currency? Or another that didn't celebrate the millennium until 2007? The world is indeed a crazy place, but even we didn't realize just how strange things could get.
Coral Loss, Water Supplies, Increased Temperatures Top Hawai'i and Pacific Region Concerns in 3rd U.S. National Climate Assessment
"Climate change is here, climate change is happening, and we have to do something about it," William Aila Jr., Chair of the Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources, repeatedly emphasized during his opening remarks at a recent briefing.