Latest Gilbert Islands Stories

2014-10-21 23:14:54

History Flight is pleased to announce the results of its last 18 months of focused research and search missions to recover America’s missing WWII servicemen from the Pacific island of Tarawa.

Shark Tooth Weapons Lead To Discovery Of Extinct Marine Species
2013-04-04 12:28:23

Sharks played a key role in the lives of ancient Pacific islanders. Not only were these animals hunted as food, but their teeth were also used to create deadly weapons. Now researchers have discovered extinct sharks species based on these teeth.

2008-07-09 06:00:00

By Christopher Pala Off the palm-fringed white beach of this remote Pacific atoll, the view underwater is downright scary. Corals are being covered and smothered to death by a bushy seaweed that is so tough even algae-grazing fish avoid it.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.