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Marshall Islands girl gets help for dislocated elbow in Redding
A collaboration between Shasta Orthopedics and several other Northstate organizations is helping 8-year-old Geraldine DeBrum get mobility back in her right elbow.(8/27/2014 10:39:37 PM)
Palo Cedro church provides housing for Marshall Islands girl
The process has started for 8-year-old Geraldine DeBrum. DeBrum is the young girl who has flown all the way from the Marshall Islands to Redding for medical care.(8/28/2014 9:39:41 PM)
Rich nations have moral duty to help island nations as climate change shifts weather patterns, says World Bank envoy
Small island nations, particularly those in the Pacific, are already experiencing ''extreme effects'' from global warming, and rich nations including Australia have a ''moral responsibility'' to help them cope with future unavoidable threats, a senior World Bank executive said.(8/31/2014 1:17:49 PM)
Pacific Island: Call for Action on Coastal Fisheries
The fisheries ministers of Cook Islands, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu have urged Pacific Island nations take urgent collective action to address existing and future threats to bêche-de-mer and other coastal fisheries in the region.(8/13/2014 12:33:25 AM)
Pioneer Marine Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
MAJURO, MARSHALL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Aug 29, 2014) - Pioneer Marine Inc. ( OSLO-OTC : PNRM ) ("Pioneer Marine," or the "Company"), a leading shipowner and global drybulk handysize transportation service provider, announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.(8/29/2014 3:10:29 PM)
Kudos: Team Guam did the island proud at the Micronesian Games
Team Guam watches a traditional war dance from one of the outer islands of Pohnpei during the opening ceremonies of the 8th Micronesian Games. Pacific Daily News file photo(8/14/2014 2:57:10 AM)
Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline
By Andrew R.C. Marshall RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. Nearby beaches lie pristine and empty, waiting for tourists.  From Ranai, it takes an imaginative leap to see Natuna - a scattering of 157 mostly uninhabited islands off the northwest coast of Borneo - as a ...(8/25/2014 7:05:13 PM)
UN climate chief says 'door closing' on warming fix
WELLINGTON, New Zealand – UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres on Tuesday, September 2, warned time was running out for meaningful action on global warming, citing the plight of low-lying Pacific nations facing ever rising seas. Figueres, in Samoa for a UN conference on small island states, said the impact ...(9/2/2014 3:30:34 AM)
Climate focus at UN small islands summit in Samoa
A major United Nations conference on small island nations began in Samoa on Monday, with the emphasis on helping them survive the pressing challenge posed by climate change.(9/1/2014 5:41:11 AM)
Partnership to Increase Ocean Research & Conservation in NZ
Unique partnership between University of Auckland and Conservation International aims to build scientific capacity and research.(8/27/2014 7:44:51 PM)
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