Latest News for: Marshall islands


Ukraine embassy displeased with MBC's misuse of image

Korea Times 01 Aug 2021
... President Jovenel Moise in July, upon the arrival of Haiti's athletes into the stadium; a bitcoin symbol to represent El Salvador, where the cryptocurrency is legal tender; and a caption of the Marshall Islands stating they were "once a nuclear test site for the United States.".

More countries hike climate pledges, piling pressure on major emitters

Straits Times 31 Jul 2021
They included Sri Lanka, Israel, Malawi and Barbados ... Ms Tina Stege, climate envoy for the Marshall Islands, an island country near the Equator in the Pacific Ocean that is highly vulnerable to rising sea levels, urged rich nations who have not yet hiked their pledges to step up ... More on this topic. � ....

Sink or swim: Can island states survive the climate crisis

Beijing News 31 Jul 2021
Most research indicates that low-lying atoll islands, predominantly in the Pacific Ocean such as the Marshall Islands and Kiribati, risk being submerged by the end of the century, but there are indications that some islands will become uninhabitable long before that happens.

All the way to Tokyo: How Lincoln’s Jordan became Marshall Islands coach, made it to ...

The Telegraph - Alton 30 Jul 2021
Johnathan Jordan center, and Marshall Islands swimmers Phillip prior to leaving for Tokyo and the Summer Olympic Games.Jordan is the swim coach at Lincoln College as well as coach of the Marshall Islands swim team.He is married to Alton native Amber Sorgea,Submitted photoShow MoreShow Less.

Dog rescued from ledge on side of ferry

Castanet 30 Jul 2021
“Some customers reported it to the crew and the captain stopped the vessel,” Deborah Marshall, B.C ... There are few incidents with dogs on ferries, said Marshall, who recalls a cocker spaniel named Daisy that disappeared from a ferry out of Horseshoe Bay and turned up two days later on Bowen Island.

San Juan County complete burn ban effective July 30

The San Juan Journal 30 Jul 2021
With continuing dry weather conditions, San Juan County fire districts and the County Fire Marshal’s office are enacting a complete burn ban throughout the San Juan Islands ... Conditions throughout our islands and our region are exceptionally dry. Please do your part to protect our island families, neighbors, homes, and businesses.

Climate change threat to 'tuna dependent' Pacific Islands economies

Phys Dot Org 30 Jul 2021
The 10 island states of the Western and Central PacificCook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tokelau and Tuvalu—are so reliant on their tuna fisheries for economic development and food security that they are considered "tuna dependent".

‘Women have not been able to hold these positions’: Samoa’s first female PM gets down to the job

The Observer 30 Jul 2021
Fiame is only the second woman to lead a Pacific Island country, after Hilda Heine, former president of the Marshall Islands ... China’s influence has grown in Samoa in the past 20 years especially in infrastructure development across the two main islands ... across the four islands.