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2010-12-10 09:16:00

TOFOL, KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available online at www.Kosrae.com: a totally updated website that offers details about things to do and places to stay on Kosrae.

2010-11-04 00:00:39

Security Booths Stand Firm in 230 MPH Super Typhoon Super Typhoon Paka moved through Guam and the Marshall Islands during mid-December of 1997, flattening wooden structures and damaging property, but not damaging two steel guard booths, which stood directly in its pathway.

2010-10-22 07:15:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) today reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended September 19, 2010.

2010-10-04 13:57:00

DALLAS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow's "Dan Rather Reports" takes a closer look at the planned transfer of some 8,600 Marine troops from their current base in Okinawa, Japan, to the tiny island of Guam - and how the move may not be as popular as one might think.

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2010-07-14 07:40:00

Cycads, "living fossil" descendents of the first plants that colonized land and reproduced with seeds, are rapidly going extinct because of invasive pests and habitat loss, especially those species endemic to islands.

2010-07-02 10:07:00

TOKYO, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced plans for expanded nonstop service from Japan to two popular leisure destinations - Honolulu and the Pacific island of Palau. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "Delta has been a leader in providing service from Japan to attractive beach resorts including Guam, Saipan and Hawaii for many years," said Jeffrey Bernier,...

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2010-06-21 10:21:49

"The small size of an alien insect that feeds on a native tree from the western Pacific island of Guam allows it to hide in cracks and other locations that are out of reach for its only local natural enemy," said UOG entomologist Aubrey Moore.

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2010-06-21 08:17:34

Invasive species severely impact small islands.

2010-06-10 07:00:00

TAMUNING, Guam, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Veiovis, a leading global healthcare company in the medical travel industry, announces its new partnership with Medtral New Zealand, a provider of first-rate healthcare experiences in New Zealand.


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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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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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