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2014-11-26 20:22:39

Grant provides one-of-a-kind partnership with a prominent downtown Los Angeles hospital with six rural Public Health sites in Guam LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-11-25 16:21:32

HONOLULU, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that Matson Navigation Company, Inc.

2014-11-06 16:21:37

- Market growth continued in Hawaii, container volume up 3.8 percent YOY HONOLULU, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc.

2014-10-27 08:36:45

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TelUPay International Inc.

2014-10-24 12:21:17

- Nonstop Los Angeles - Melbourne, Australia flights with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-09-19 23:01:50

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (WPRFMC) announced the publication of a Memorandum of Understanding regarding fishery capacity-building in the U.S. Pacific Territories.

2014-08-26 08:36:51

Win Prize of Ray-Ban® Aviator Sunglasses TUMON BAY, Guam, Aug.

2014-04-29 12:28:26

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guam's economy generated $7.7 billion in revenue in 2012, up 23.9 percent from $6.2 billion in 2007, according to the U.S.

2014-04-29 12:28:18

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 1,339 business establishments in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands generated $1.3 billion in sales, employed 14,215 people and

2014-04-29 08:23:21

Five-year, fixed-price contract has maximum value of USD 262.5M RESTON, Virginia, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supreme Group [http://www.supreme-group.net ],


Latest Guam Reference Libraries

Pacific Sheath-tailed Bat, Emballonura semicaudata
2013-01-28 14:19:38

Image Caption: Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat (Emballonura semicaudata) (pe’ape’a). Credit: Jorge Palmeirim/Wikipedia The Pacific sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura semicaudata), also known as the Polynesian sheath-tailed bat, is a sac-winged bat that can be found in many areas, including Guam, Fiji, Somoa, Palua, Micronesia, Tonga, Vanuatu, and American Somoa. It is thought to occur in forested areas and is known to be highly dependent on the presence of caves. This species is small, with an...

Post Storm Analysis Of Typhoon Sanvu
2012-07-17 14:09:29

Typhoon Sanvu formed to the Southeast of Guam on May 21, 2012 and began to make its track to the North. Sanvu was responsible for strong winds and rain in the Guam area. It then moved to the North and impacted the island known as Iwo To. The pressure dropped to around 975mb with winds around 70mph when it made landfall on Iwo To. The eye wall passed right over the island on the evening of the 25th of May. When Sanvu left the island of Iwo To it rapidly transitioned into an...

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2007-03-19 16:05:37

The Brown Tree Snake, Boiga irregularis, is an arboreal colubrid snake native to eastern and northern coastal Australia, Papua New Guinea, and a large number of islands in northwestern Melanesia. This is a nocturnal snake and is rarely seen by humans in its habitat. The snake is considered a pest in Guam where it is not native. It was carried there on a US military transport at the end of WWII. The slightly venomous, but rather harmless, snake killed almost the entire native bird...

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2005-06-09 11:03:36

The Guam Rail (Rallus owstoni) is a flightless bird native to Guam. It disappeared from southern Guam in the early 1970s and was removed totally from the entire island by the late 1980s. This species is now being bred in captivity by the Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources on Guam and at some mainland U.S. zoos. Since 1995, more than 100 rails have been introduced on the island of Rota in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in an attempt to establish a wild breeding...

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