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Marshall Islands Climate Change

Selina Leem Doesn't Want to Lose Her Country to Climate Change

Evelyn Marsters | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Evelyn Marsters

Selina talks about how real the threat of climate change is for countries like the Marshall Islands. The small nation, which is located southwest of Hawai'i and home to around 50,000 has become well known for its rising sea levels, climate change advocacy and strong female role models.

Small Islands, Big Impact: Marshall Islands Set Bold Carbon Targets

David Saddington | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green
David Saddington

"If one of the world's smallest, poorest and most geographically isolated countries can do it, so can you..." As the Republic of the Marshall Island...

An Ex-Pat's Adventures Helping Dogs on a Remote South Pacific Island

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 06.15.2015 | Impact
Danielle Wolffe

What do you do when you are an animal-loving American expat living on an island where people eat dogs? If you're Lora Lee Mason, you get to work.

A Clarion Call From the Climate Change Frontline

Christopher Jorebon Loeak | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Christopher Jorebon Loeak

Out here in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, climate change has arrived. Lying just two meters above sea level, my atoll nation stands at the frontline in the battle against climate change.

UN Climate Summit: The Chance to Prove That We Are Climate Leaders

Christopher Jorebon Loeak | Posted 09.01.2014 | Green
Christopher Jorebon Loeak

The world has changed a lot since Copenhagen: the science has become more alarming; the impacts more severe; and the politics more potent. The world's two biggest polluters -- China and the United States -- have put energy and climate change at the heart of their bilateral relationship.

2014 Is Our Climate Moment

Christopher Jorebon Loeak | Posted 03.15.2014 | Green
Christopher Jorebon Loeak

Few leaders can say that the decisions taken in 2014 will play a big part in determining whether their country will still grace the world map at the end of this century. I can.

Dear Secretary Kerry, Join the Pacific Fight Against Climate Change

Christopher Jorebon Loeak | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green
Christopher Jorebon Loeak

Lying just six feet above the water some 2,000 miles south-west of Hawai'i, there is no doubt that the Marshall Islands stands at the front line. But our story here is quickly becoming the story of people everywhere.

Is This An Omen? | Posted 07.02.2013 | Green

For the tens of thousands of people who live in the Marshall Islands, a string of more than 1,000 low-lying islands and coral atolls in the North Paci...

When It Hits Home...

Mark Stege | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green
Mark Stege

Both my homes are now disappearing. Last week on Taroa, I saw that beaches have begun to creep inland and coconut trees have fallen sideways, the sandy soil beneath inundated by the expanding ocean.