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Sharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in Palau
In many places swimmers might prefer to avoid sharks, but wetsuit-clad tourists in Palau clamour to dive among the predators thanks to a pioneering conservation initiative that has made them one of the country's main visitor attractions. Palau created the world's first shark sanctuary in 2009 and the move has been so successful that plans are now underway to completely ban commercial fishing in ...(9/2/2014 12:33:05 AM)
Inaugural event aims to protect the environment
The Palau Women's Club of Guam invites the public to attend its inaugural Palau Independence Day 5K scheduled for Sept. 28 at Chamorro Village.(9/3/2014 10:59:40 AM)
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United States' Anthony Davis hangs onto the basket during the Basketball World Cup semifinal match against Lithuania at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.(9/11/2014 5:43:10 PM)
US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final
United States' Anthony Davis hangs onto the basket during the Basketball World Cup semifinal match against Lithuania at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.(9/11/2014 5:22:46 PM)
Derrick Rose: FIBA World Cup unqualified success
MADRID — The gold medal Derrick Rose won with Team USA at the 2010 world championships in Turkey sits in mother Brenda Rose's basement, along with plenty of other memorabilia.(9/14/2014 8:17:30 AM)
Serbia routs Greece 90-72 to reach WCup quarters
New Zealand's Mika Vukona, right, holds the ball during Basketball World Cup Round of 16 match between New Zealand and Lithuania at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14.(9/7/2014 12:37:27 PM)
US knows where Slovenians are on the court
Dominican Republic Eulis Baez, left, vies for the ball against Slovenia's Zoran Dragic, second right, during Basketball World Cup Round of 16 match between Dominican Republic and Slovenia at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14.(9/8/2014 4:07:49 PM)
Curry's 6 3s send US to basketball worlds quarters
Derrick Rose of the U.S, third left, shoots over Mexico's Gustavo Ayon, second left, during Basketball World Cup Round of 16 match between United States and Mexico at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14.(9/6/2014 12:37:41 PM)
US beats Slovenia 119-76 to reach semis at worlds
Demar Derozan of the U.S, right, vies for the ball with Slovenia's Zoran Dragic during the Basketball World Cup quarterfinal at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14.(9/9/2014 7:23:08 PM)
SPREP forges partnership on marine conservation
29 August 2014, Apia, Samoa - Two days before world leaders begin their weeklong conference on sustainable development in this Pacific island nation, mall island developing states have been inspired to follow the lead of countries like the Cook Islands, Kiribati and Palau in turning most if not a large part of their oceans marine reserves.(8/30/2014 9:14:27 PM)
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