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Search for Earhart plane on remote Marshalls atoll

Jan 25, 2015 - 4:00 PM

The search for Amelia Earhart s plane continues after almost 80 years since the mysterious disappearance of the world s first woman to fly across the Atlantic solo

AMELIA EARHART. Earhart was a first woman to fly across the Atlantic solo. She disappeared in 1937 with navigator Fred Noonan when attempting to circumnavigate the world in a twin-engine Lockheed Electra aircraft. Photo courtesy of Underwood & Underwood

Marshall Islands want US to resolve unfinished nuclear legacy

Mar 01, 2014 - 12:14 PM

Because of the nuclear weapons tests US ambassador Thomas Armbruster says today we live in a safer world

UNFINISHED BUSINESS. Marshall Islands President Christopher Loeak says the United States' nuclear testing legacy also affected many other islands throughout the country. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Pacific leaders sign plea for action on climate change

Sep 05, 2013 - 5:53 PM

The goal of the Majuro Declaration was to create the political will for the world to adopt legally binding climate change targets by 2015

PACIFIC LEADERS. Forum leaders (L-R) Forum Secretary General Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Marshall Islands President Christopher Loeak, Palau President Tommy Remengesau, Jr., and Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga conduct a press conference at the conclusion of the leaders’ retreat in Majuro on September 5, 2013. AFP/Giff Johnson