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The Temasek Review
The truth about a China apologist « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUSis weak at best and the reclamation works are illegal. The original position sh
The truth about a China apologist « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 hours ago
is weak at best and the reclamation works are illegal. The original position should be restored as should the destroyed coral reefs. China has just lost a lot of international goodwill over the issue and will likely lose more. Die-hard... Read more
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New Kerala
Modern day Indian Ocean Monsoon system's abrupt onset - newkerala.com #97798onset of the modern monsoon pattern in the Maldives 12.9 million years ago, and
Modern day Indian Ocean Monsoon system's abrupt onset - newkerala.com #97798
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
onset of the modern monsoon pattern in the Maldives 12.9 million years ago, and its connection to past climate changes and coral reefs in the region. The analysis of sediment cores provides direct physical evidence of the environmental conditions... Read more
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iol.co.za
More cruise firms eyeing extreme adventuresplaces such as Jaco Island, which is part of both Timor-Leste and Indonesia and
More cruise firms eyeing extreme adventures
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
places such as Jaco Island, which is part of both Timor-Leste and Indonesia and is best-known for vividly coloured coral reefs. And if you’re used to seeing a whole lot of blue when you hit the high seas, get ready for a big change:... Read more
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Boston Globe
The life aquatic with Nigella Hillgarthrather than highlighting the worst-case scenarios, as advocacy groups often do,
The life aquatic with Nigella Hillgarth
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
rather than highlighting the worst-case scenarios, as advocacy groups often do, the aquarium sought to show what healthy coral reefs look like, and explain how they’re disappearing. “We didn’t organize the aquarium to do grassroots lobbying or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mass 'die-off' reported at Flower Garden Banks National Marine SanctuaryG.P. Schmahl. The Flower Garden Banks reefs are considered one of the healthie
Mass 'die-off' reported at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
G.P. Schmahl. The Flower Garden Banks reefs are considered one of the healthiest in the region at a time when a quarter of coral reefs worldwide are considered damaged beyond repair and two-thirds are under serious threat, according to the World... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mass 'die-off' reported at Flower Garden Banks National Marine SanctuaryG.P. Schmahl. The Flower Garden Banks reefs are considered one of the healthie
Mass 'die-off' reported at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
G.P. Schmahl. The Flower Garden Banks reefs are considered one of the healthiest in the region at a time when a quarter of coral reefs worldwide are considered damaged beyond repair and two-thirds are under serious threat, according to the World... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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The Border Mail
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
The Border Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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Evening Standard
Holiday like it’s 2016: a modern guide to getting away from it allwith a conscience. New research has found that most SPFs contain a chemical tha
Holiday like it’s 2016: a modern guide to getting away from it all
Evening Standard / Posted 20 hours ago
with a conscience. New research has found that most SPFs contain a chemical that might be contributing to destruction of coral reefs. You might be holidaying alone but you still care about others so take an Oxybenzone free lotion, plus you can... Read more
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The Courier
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
The Courier / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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The Young Witness
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
The Young Witness / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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Western Advocate
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
Western Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
Kiama Independent / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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Manning River Times
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
Manning River Times / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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The North West Star
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealandin Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilder
Cruise in style and luxury: Ponant January 2017 expedition cruise to Australia and New Zealand
The North West Star / Posted 20 hours ago
in Hong Kong. The 16-day expedition takes in seven World Heritage sites, wilderness only accessible to small ships, coral reefs and volcanic islands, and will be accompanied by an expedition team and enrichment specialists. The cruise... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers pinpoint abrupt onset of modern day Indian Ocean monsoon systemonset of the modern monsoon pattern in the Maldives 12.9 million years ago, and
Researchers pinpoint abrupt onset of modern day Indian Ocean monsoon system
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
onset of the modern monsoon pattern in the Maldives 12.9 million years ago, and its connection to past climate changes and coral reefs in the region. The analysis of sediment cores provides direct physical evidence of the environmental conditions... Read more
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Island Packet
Vietnam says Taiwan firm's pollution affected 200,000 peoplerun of the plant. A preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the polluti
Vietnam says Taiwan firm's pollution affected 200,000 people
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
run of the plant. A preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the pollution showed that it affected 450 hectares of coral reefs, of which 40 to 60 percent were destroyed. The report said some groups of sea creatures in affected areas were... Read more
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Quartz
Machine-gunning goats from helicopters is just one way to stop the spread of invasive speciesproblem Without predators, the venomous, ravenous lionfish—normally found in th
Machine-gunning goats from helicopters is just one way to stop the spread of invasive species
Quartz / Posted yesterday
problem Without predators, the venomous, ravenous lionfish—normally found in the Indo-Pacific—eats everything it can around coral reefs. How did they get there? Theories vary, but most likely over the past few decades aquarium owners dumped them... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland’s rare and iconic sealife cataloguedRisso’s dolphin and common skate. Featured habitats include maerl and flame sh
Scotland’s rare and iconic sealife catalogued
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Risso’s dolphin and common skate. Featured habitats include maerl and flame shell beds, serpulid aggregations, cold-water coral reefs and seamount communities. Many of the country’s best-known sea-dwellers are listed, including the Atlantic... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Vietnam says pollution from Taiwan firm affected 200,000run of the plant. A preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the polluti
Vietnam says pollution from Taiwan firm affected 200,000
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
run of the plant. A preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the pollution showed that it affected 450 hectares of coral reefs, of which 40 to 60% were destroyed. The report said some groups of sea creatures in affected areas were depleted... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Vietnam says pollution from Taiwan company affected 200,000run of the plant. A preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the polluti
Vietnam says pollution from Taiwan company affected 200,000
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
run of the plant. A preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the pollution showed that it affected 450 hectares of coral reefs, of which 40 to 60 percent were destroyed. The report said some groups of sea creatures in affected areas were... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Riverkeeper moving challenge of St. Johns deepening to federal courtthe Riverkeeper. “Although the Corps has refused to take responsibility for th
Riverkeeper moving challenge of St. Johns deepening to federal court
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
the Riverkeeper. “Although the Corps has refused to take responsibility for the devastating impacts that occurred to the coral reefs in Miami from dredging, we are determined to hold them accountable for their actions in Jacksonville,” Rinaman... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Divers have a successful second day of lobster miniseasonThe second day of lobster miniseason is rarely as good as the first day, as cor
Divers have a successful second day of lobster miniseason
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
The second day of lobster miniseason is rarely as good as the first day, as coral reefs and rockpiles get picked over pretty good on Wednesday and the remaining lobsters are much warier on Thursday. Still, many South Florida divers who went out... Read more
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PhysOrg
With too little to eat, 'massive number' of reef sharks depend on deliveryenvironments on the planet, that food pyramid can be turned upside down. "Our
With too little to eat, 'massive number' of reef sharks depend on delivery
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
environments on the planet, that food pyramid can be turned upside down. "Our findings confirm that in pristine remote coral reefs, sharks can be numerous, sometimes even outnumbering their prey at local scales," says Johann Mourier... Read more
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The China Post
Kenting National Park sees worst coral bleaching in 17 years TAIPEI--Coral reefs in waters around southern Taiwan's Kenting area have been
Kenting National Park sees worst coral bleaching in 17 years
The China Post / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI--Coral reefs in waters around southern Taiwan's Kenting area have been hit by the worst bleaching in 17 years, as sea temperatures continue to exceed 30 degrees Celsius, the Kenting... Read more
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CBS News
World's deepest blue hole found in South China SeaBoush said, including calcareous algae (imagine algae with hard, calcium-carbon
World's deepest blue hole found in South China Sea
CBS News / Posted yesterday
Boush said, including calcareous algae (imagine algae with hard, calcium-carbonate skin) and even fish poop. "Fish eat the coral reefs," Boush said. "They chomp on it -- parrotfish, for example. When you go scuba diving, you hear 'click, click,... Read more
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Wired News
Germs Are Magic and Other Things We Learned From Ed Yong’s New Bookof Life will make you take a deep breath. Yong, a science writer, blogger, twe
Germs Are Magic and Other Things We Learned From Ed Yong’s New Book
Wired News / Posted yesterday
of Life will make you take a deep breath. Yong, a science writer, blogger, tweeter, and TED talk-giver, takes readers from coral reefs to hyena backsides to describe the stunning amount of work bacteria (and viruses too) perform for us humans and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Man wins entire island resort for $49 in raffle drawA lucky Australian man has won a multi-million dollar tropical island resort re
Man wins entire island resort for $49 in raffle draw
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
A lucky Australian man has won a multi-million dollar tropical island resort replete with lush forests, caves and coral reefs for $49 in a unique raffle sale that sparked a global frenzy. The man, identified only as Joshua from New South Wales, won... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Beach destinations where the terror threat is lowJapan has some of the most gorgeous beaches anywhere on Earth. The islands of O
Beach destinations where the terror threat is low
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Japan has some of the most gorgeous beaches anywhere on Earth. The islands of Okinawa are the place to go. They are home to coral reefs, dolphins, turtles, whale sharks and manta rays and stretches of white sand that look like they’ve been lifted... Read more
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dna
World Nature Conservation day: 5 things India is doing to protect its resourcesunder this project to overlook the project activities in the country. The gover
World Nature Conservation day: 5 things India is doing to protect its resources
dna / Posted 2 days ago
under this project to overlook the project activities in the country. The government has recognised 42 sites and four coral reefs in need of restoration and has set aside Rs 11.37 crore for the same. Due to the implementation of the project,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winner announced in historic island resort raffle salea local school and exploring the island's lush jungles, ancient ruins and World
Winner announced in historic island resort raffle sale
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a local school and exploring the island's lush jungles, ancient ruins and World War II-era relics, as well as caves and coral reefs. The couple plan to return to Australia where their family is now based, although they said saying goodbye to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Analysis: China emerges more muscular after ASEAN meetingsMobile Communications Corp. already offers similar services. Along with creati
Analysis: China emerges more muscular after ASEAN meetings
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Mobile Communications Corp. already offers similar services. Along with creating new islands by piling sand on top of coral reefs, China has built airstrips, harbors and lighthouses that is says will benefit fishermen and ship owners who... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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News.com.au
Someone has won the historic island resort raffle — and he’s pretty exciteda local school and exploring the island’s lush jungles, ancient ruins and World
Someone has won the historic island resort raffle — and he’s pretty excited
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
a local school and exploring the island’s lush jungles, ancient ruins and World War II-era relics, as well as caves and coral reefs. The couple plan to return to Australia where their family is now based, although they said saying goodbye to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
97 related stories
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WFMJ Youngstown
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
97 related stories
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WSMV Nashville
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
97 related stories
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
97 related stories
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
97 related stories
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
97 related stories
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ABC Montana
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsmeanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The trainin
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
meanwhile, would become a "militarized wasteland," attorneys said. The training would destroy native forests, coral reefs and wildlife on the remote volcanic island. And the indigenous Chamorro and Refaluwasch families who once called... Read more
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