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We Chat About the Future With the US Marines' Little-Known Braintrust, the Ellis Group | VICE News

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news.vice.com - Last week, the most senior levels of marine and naval infantry forces from 24 countries got together in Hawaii to chew the fat, shoot the breeze, and otherwise chinwag about the future of amphibiou...

Impact of climate change - Fiji Times Online

fijitimes.com - THE impact of climate change on developing Pacific Island countries continues to be a pressing issue for stakeholders and leaders in decision-making roles. For Tuvalu, one of the Pacific's most vul...

Photos of Winter Waves Capture the Power of Mother Nature - Feature Shoot

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featureshoot.com - For his series Wave Pacific, photographer Scott Hoyle captures that chaotic and sublime moment when two opposing forces simultaneously collide together in a burst of emotion. In stark black and whi...

Heavy rain eases Texas drought, but high water could linger ayanna hughuley - Oklahoma Sentinel

oklahomasentinel.com - Just weeks ago, much of the state was parched with varying levels of drought. But the same drenching rainfall that paralyzed parts of Houston and swept away a vacation home with eight people inside...

Special report: Carbon farming and the ERF

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eco-business.com - The failure of the Emissions Reduction Fund continues with reports this week of pre-existing projects reaping generous government hand-outs achieving little additional carbon abatement and nowhere ...

Offshore Oil Rig Arrives In Pacific Northwest

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hautlife.com - Just days after the Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, started cleanup of a bulk fuel spill in the harbor, an offshore oil drilling rig arrives off the Port of Angeles, Washington. The 400-foot-long dr...

Philippines gets P147M funding for climate change hub

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eco-business.com - Climate-vulnerable nations will soon share a climate change knowledge and training center that will soon rise at the Clark Green City in Pampanga. Thanks to the German government for the 3 million ...

Indian city offers way to beat the heat as 1,300 killed in heatwave

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eco-business.com - Hundreds of deaths caused by an extreme heat wave in India could have been prevented if authorities followed the example set by Ahmedabad which introduced measures such as cooling spaces to protect...

Pacific Islands heading for 100% renewable energy

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theecologist.org - Climate scientists say the Pacific islands are disproportionally affected by climate change, with sea level rises and increases in ocean temperatures impacting on communities and livelihoods. And S...

British Pacific Locomotives

railmags.org - This product is not sold individually. You must select at least 1 quantity for this product. By Cecil J. Allen. Published by Ian Allan Publishing Ltd, this impression, 1990. ISBN 0 7110 0261 4. Cov...

Fiji Backed By EU: PM

fijisun.com.fj - Fiji will lead the charge, backed by the European Union, in the November World Climate Summit in Paris, to persuade the global community to sign up to binding carbon emission reductions. Prime Mini...

Waitomo Glowworm - Fairly tale cave - YourAmazingPlaces.com

youramazingplaces.com - Earth is a huge hideout of countless secrets. Every day around the world reveal a variety of places, resolved long unclear mysteries and see the strangest things. The man is daily exposed to the mo...

Blue Eco-Tourism, a sustainable future for the Pacific islands

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sprep.org - "Tourism is one of the major engines of economic growth in the Pacific region, and marine species-oriented ecotourism, an undeniably growing sector, will benefit from structured and sustainable gui...

Decision on Great Barrier Reef 'in danger' listing just hours away | Pacific Beat

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radioaustralia.net.au - The flag was raised last year when a ruling on the Reef's World Heritage status recommended it be considered for the 'in danger' list this year - unless significant improvement was made to its over...

Learning lessons from Cuba to improve urban crops in the Pacific | Pacific Beat

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radioaustralia.net.au - Hailing from Fiji and the Solomon Islands, the farmers will learn more about using worms in their compost bins to improve the growth of crops, as well as micro-irrigation and pest control. More tha...

Deep sea minerals community of practice for the Pacific - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads | Saipan Tribune

saipantribune.com - APIA, Samoa—The Secretariat of the Pacific Community and the European Union will establish a community of practice for Pacific Islands’ policy officers and legislative drafters involved in deep sea...

The Pentagon Wants To Bomb The Hell Out Of This Tiny Pacific Island

huffingtonpost.com - Pagan island is a biologically diverse, 10-mile-long island anchored by two volcanoes in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, an independent government associated with the United State...

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indiegogo.com - Fading Sands highlights the effects of climate change that are happening now. People are going hungry, being forced from their homes due to sea level rise and as a result are losing their connectio...

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