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Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching
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. "The worst coral bleaching event ever recorded for the Marshall Islands has been ...(12/21/2014 7:51:32 PM)
Tuna showdown looms at Samoa conference
Majuro (Marshall Islands) (AFP) - Small Pacific island states and powerful foreign fishing nations are heading for a showdown next week over management of the world's largest tuna fishery.(11/29/2014 3:49:46 AM)
Major coral bleaching in Pacific may become worst die-off in 20 years, say experts
Warm sea temperatures are causing massive coral reef die-off across the Northern Pacific in what could be the start of an historic bleaching event around the world Scientists warn extreme sea temperatures could cause a “historic” coral reef die-off around the world over the coming months, following a massive coral bleaching already underway in the North Pacific. Experts said the coral die-off ...(12/19/2014 7:29:04 AM)
Island Nations Are Now Screaming It: Climate Change Will Sink Us
Spanning only 10 square miles, Tuvalu is at risk of being submerged by the sea, a prospect that has given the tiny island nation at outsized voice in the global warming debate. Low-lying atolls from Tuvalu ...(12/10/2014 9:59:04 AM)
Top Asian Duo Promotes Food Hub in ASEAN - Exchange of Document Ceremony Between Dr. Chutamas Vongvorakit and Mr ...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Board Members of Anametrics Holdings Limited, an International Business Corporation registered from the Republic of Marshall Islands witnessed the Joint Promoters of ASEAN Food Hub, Dr. Chutamas Vongvorakit and Mr. Nazifuddin Dato' Sri Najib exchange joint collaboration documents at a ceremony to announce the initiative at Menara ...(12/18/2014 9:55:00 AM)
Ferry issues frustrating users
Repairs underway on Beaumont Hamel; aircraft being used to transport passengers(12/2/2014 3:29:20 PM)
Pioneer Marine Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results
MAJURO, MARSHALL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 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 third quarter ended September 30, 2014.(12/9/2014 1:12:20 PM)
“Will we survive or will we disappear under the sea?”: Island nations make desperate plea for climate action
At the UN climate conference in Lima, small island states spoke about their shaky existence(12/10/2014 11:45:48 AM)
UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 M for oil spill
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on oil storage tanks during its war with Hezbollah in July 2006.(12/19/2014 9:40:47 PM)
Lima climate talks agree on just one paragraph of deal with 24 hours left
As crucial UN climate summit in Peru enters final hours, negotiators have made little progress on draft text Negotiators working on a deal to fight climate change have agreed on just a single paragraph of text, casting a shadow over the prospects for a strong outcome in Lima. The talks – scheduled to end at noon local time on Friday after 10 full days – are intended to provide a clear blueprint ...(12/11/2014 2:14:31 PM)
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