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2015-04-22 10:53:13

Between 3,500 and 900 years ago, people first settled the islands of the vast Pacific Ocean in double-hulled and outrigger canoes. Many scientists have tried to explain just what made these epic journeys possible. University of Utah anthropologist Adrian Bell tackled the problem from a completely new perspective. He used statistics that describe how an infectious disease spreads and applied them to computer simulations of the colonization of 24 major island groups.

2015-02-11 23:09:51

MobileRecharge.com facilitates exclusive top ups to mobiles in 5 Asian countries that are not covered by other providers: Bangladesh, China, Myanmar, Singapore, Solomon Islands. (PRWEB)

2014-05-13 12:33:05

DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The focused, speedy recovery of the Motor City ignites a stunning decision by local, woman-owned gallery to push businesses to the next level.

2014-04-15 16:25:31

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2013-05-29 23:30:26

1 MIGHTY MOGUL water plans to ship one bottle of high alkaline water to Congo and Darfur for every bottle sold worldwide.

Powerful 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands, Triggers Deadly Tsunami
2013-02-06 07:00:15

Villages on the Solomon Islands were struck by an 8.0 magnitude earthquake Wednesday, triggering a deadly tsunami. Coastal Pacific communities as far away as Hawaii and Australia were also on high alert following the temblor.

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2011-02-25 12:59:18

Thriving coral triangle depends on S China Sea and Solomon Islands for reef diversity.

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2010-11-04 06:19:01

Australia’s military forces could be deployed to the Pacific more often and on bigger missions as small island states become progressively more unstable due to climate change, warned the country’s military chief.


Latest Solomon Islands Reference Libraries

Choiseul Pigeon, Microgoura meeki
2014-04-18 11:39:05

The Choiseul Pigeon or Solomon’s Crested Pigeon (Microgoura meeki) is an extinct species of bird belonging to the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It was native to the islands of Choiseul located in the Solomon Islands, although there are unsubstantiated reports that it might have once lived on several nearby islands. The pigeon was monotypic within the genus Microgoura and had no known subspecies. The closest living relative is believed to be the Thick-billed Ground Pigeon, and some...

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2007-04-19 05:56:14

The Bluespotted ribbontail ray, Taeniura lymma, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae, found around coral reefs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Solomon Islands north to southern Japan and south to northern Australia, between latitudes 32° N and 30° S. The bluespotted ribbontail ray is a colorful stingray with large bright blue spots on an oval, elongated disc and with blue longitudinal stripes on the tail. The snout is rounded and angular,...

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2006-09-15 10:25:30

The Ducorps' Cockatoo (Cacatua ducorpsii) is a species of cockatoo endemic to the Solomon Islands. This small white cockatoo is larger than the Goffin's Cockatoo yet smaller than the Umbrella Cockatoo. Notable features of this cockatoo include a blue eye ring and a recumbent crest which resembles a sail in its raised state.

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.