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RMI on 50-year clock

RMI on 50-year clock

The Marshall Islands delegation to the global climate summit COP27 in Egypt this past week released the “RMI Statement of Intent on Adaptation” — which underscores the emerging climate reality that in the lifetime of today’s elementary age population, much of the Marshall Islands may become uninhabitable. Marshall Islands delegates to COP27 are telling the […]

‘We don’t have higher ground’

‘We don’t have higher ground’

This week’s global climate summit in Egypt must be more than a public relations exercise, Marshall Islands Climate Envoy Tina Stege told Sky News in an interview over the weekend. Climate is “very much front and center for us,” Stege said. “It’s an existential issue. We don’t accept a future in which we have no […]

Palau sees conservation $$ grow

Palau sees conservation $$ grow

Palau received close to half a million dollars earlier this month from an investment fund established 10 years ago to support conservation work in US-affiliated islands. The Micronesian Challenge Endowment Fund will also be available to support protected areas in the Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia once these nations adopt required legislation and […]