Marshallese language, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, Atoll, Bikini Atoll, Pacific Ocean

A Radioactive Legacy

On Dec 17, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
As sea level rises, the @USGS predicts that some of the #MarshallIslands will be submerged by 2035, while others will face saltwater intrusion into aquifers. Without mitigation and adaptation, residents may find their homes uninhabitable: https://t.co/p3I20bs3vC via @EcoWatch https://t.co/XXTPeKXaHR
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The Marshall Islands were settled at least 2,000 years ago and fell under colonial rule during the 19th century. The U.S. captured the islands during World War II and became colonial administrator through the United Nations, accepting "sacred trust" obligations to protect the health and ...

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On Dec 17, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
As sea level rises, the @USGS predicts that some of the #MarshallIslands will be submerged by 2035, while others will face saltwater intrusion into aquifers. Without mitigation and adaptation, residents may find their homes uninhabitable: https://t.co/p3I20bs3vC via @EcoWatch https://t.co/XXTPeKXaHR
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A Radioactive Legacy

A Radioactive Legacy

The Marshall Islands were settled at least 2,000 years ago and fell under colonial rule during the 19th century. The U.S. captured the islands during World War II and became colonial ...

The Marshall Islands could be wiped out by climate change – and their colonial history limits their ability to save themselves

The Marshall Islands could be wiped out by climate change – and their colonial history limits their ability to save themselves

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How the U.S. betrayed the Marshall Islands, kindling the next nuclear disaster

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The Cost of Fleeing Climate Change

The Cost of Fleeing Climate Change

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The Marshall Islands Will Proceed with SOV Cryptocurrency

The Marshall Islands Will Proceed with SOV Cryptocurrency

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The Marshall Islands’ national cryptocurrency is fascinating in so many ways

The Marshall Islands’ national cryptocurrency is fascinating in so many ways

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Sustainable Sailboats Help Nuclear Victims Reclaim Voyaging Identity

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Rising seas give island nation a stark choice: relocate or elevate

Rising seas give island nation a stark choice: relocate or elevate

Climate change means the low-lying Marshall Islands must consider drastic measures, including building new artificial islands.

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds

Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the ...

Marshall Islands, low-lying US ally and nuclear testing site, declares a climate crisis

Marshall Islands, low-lying US ally and nuclear testing site, declares a climate crisis

Low-lying coral atoll nations such as the Marshall Islands, Kiribati and Tuvalu in the Pacific and the Maldives in the Indian Ocean are particularly vulnerable to rising oceans, averaging ...

Marshall Islands plans to raise islands to escape sea level rise

Marshall Islands plans to raise islands to escape sea level rise

Facing possible extinction from rising sea levels, the Marshall Islands is for the first time focusing on how to raise islands in this atoll nation.

How Native American Communities Are Addressing Climate Change

How Native American Communities Are Addressing Climate Change

Former Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine speaks on a vulnerable country’s plan to stay put in the face of climate change, and why other countries should pay attention.

Extinct or Extant: Can Blockchain Preserve the Heritage of Endangered Populations?

Extinct or Extant: Can Blockchain Preserve the Heritage of Endangered Populations?

The Marshall Islands are at risk of disappearing as climate change causes sea levels to rise. Can blockchain technology preserve aspects of the Marshallese cultural heritage for future ...