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The Truth About Diego Garcia

David Vine | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
David Vine

The truth about the U.S. military base on the British-controlled Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia is often hard to believe. It would be easy enough to confuse the real story with fictional accounts of the island found in the Transformers movies, on the television series 24, and in Internet conspiracy theories about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Ocean of Possibilities

Marina Vaughan | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green
Marina Vaughan

When a group recently embarked upon an expedition to the Chagos Archipelago, I began to think about a fact one hears a lot in the marine conservation space: that we know more about the moon than about the oceans.