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Pacific Island Countries Could Lose 50-80% of Fish in Local Waters Under Climate Change - Lab Manager Magazine

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 04:15

Lab Manager Magazine

Pacific Island Countries Could Lose 50-80% of Fish in Local Waters Under Climate Change
Lab Manager Magazine
Pacific Island nations are highly dependent on fisheries as a food source and for employment.Photo Source: Quentin HanichMany Pacific Island nations will lose 50 to 80 percent of marine species in their waters by the end of the 21st century if climate ...

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Islander, cancer survivor traverses state to educate about ACA enrollment - Mercer Island Reporter

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:29

Mercer Island Reporter

Islander, cancer survivor traverses state to educate about ACA enrollment
Mercer Island Reporter
3 from Mercer Island's Aubrey Davis Park, and continued to Wenatchee, Ellensburg, Cle Elum and Yakima, coordinating with local groups to bring focus and attention to ACA re-enrollment, and the importance of affordable, accessible health care for all ...

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Islander, cancer survivor traverses state to educate about ACA enrollment - Mercer Island Reporter

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:29

Mercer Island Reporter

Islander, cancer survivor traverses state to educate about ACA enrollment
Mercer Island Reporter
Julie Negrin, a Mercer Island resident and four-time cancer survivor, announced that she would embark on an RV road trip to create awareness for the shortened enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which runs Nov. 1, 2017 to Jan. 15, 2018 ...

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Deputy PM tackles food security - Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:52

Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

Deputy PM tackles food security
Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
At the climate change food security and nutritious challenge of Small Island Developing States and global Action Programme held yesterday, Fiame said Pacific islanders have traditionally enjoyed comparatively good food security. “This is mainly because ...

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Controlling cancer in the Pacific - Medical Xpress

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 02:23

Controlling cancer in the Pacific
Medical Xpress
Dr Foliaki, the paper's lead author, says population health planners in the Pacific have housed cancer control under non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and control. "This has led to cancer being overshadowed by other diseases and NCD programmes ...

Controlling cancer in the Pacific | New Zealand Doctor - New Zealand Doctor Online

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:21

Controlling cancer in the Pacific | New Zealand Doctor
New Zealand Doctor Online
Cancer is a significant and growing problem in the Pacific, with limited resources and finance, and a strategy which means cancer is often overshadowed by other diseases.

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Controlling cancer in the Pacific - Voxy

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:13

Controlling cancer in the Pacific
Voxy
Cancer is a significant and growing problem in the Pacific, with limited resources and finance, and a strategy which means cancer is often overshadowed by other diseases. Now researchers are calling for the challenges faced by the island nations to be ...

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Controlling Cancer in the Pacific | Scoop News - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:24

Controlling Cancer in the Pacific | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Cancer is a significant and growing problem in the Pacific, with limited resources and finance, and a strategy which means cancer is often overshadowed by other diseases. Now researchers are calling for the challenges faced by the island nations to be ...

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Experts address better health for Pacific Islanders - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 21:29

Experts address better health for Pacific Islanders
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Poverty, diets heavy in processed foods and, in the case of the Marshall Islands, dozens of American nuclear-weapon tests have all contributed to high rates of cancer, obesity and rare diseases such as leprosy throughout the Pacific. The Arkansas ...

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WOWS Kids Given Early Christmas Treat On Mana Island | Fiji Sun - Fiji Sun Online

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:18

Fiji Sun Online

WOWS Kids Given Early Christmas Treat On Mana Island | Fiji Sun
Fiji Sun Online
Christmas came early for 14 children from the Walk On Walk Strong (WOWS) Kids' Foundation yesterday as they were part of the Returnees Week at the Mana Resort and...
Memorable trip for 12 children battling cancer - FBC NewsFiji Broadcasting Corporation

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Small genetic accident made Zika more dangerous | Science News ... - Science News for Students

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 01:20

Science News for Students

Small genetic accident made Zika more dangerous | Science News ...
Science News for Students
A new study finds that a tiny mutation made the Zika virus more dangerous, by helping it kill cells in the fetal brain.

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Pacific Islands Forum Announces Regional Policy Consultation ... - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:46

Pacific Islands Forum Announces Regional Policy Consultation ...
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum Samoan Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi has called on the people, communities, and organisations of the ...

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Armed man shot dead by officers overnight in Federal Way - KOMO News

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:41

Armed man shot dead by officers overnight in Federal Way
KOMO News
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. – As a four-time cancer survivor, Julie Negrin finds that these days it is tough to even leave the house. Still, Negrin is packing her meds to embark on a statewide RV tour to get people to apply for a health care plan before the ...

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This tigress terrified the Bedouin... if only she could sort Brexit! CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV - Daily Mail

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:21

Daily Mail

This tigress terrified the Bedouin... if only she could sort Brexit! CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV
Daily Mail
You don't want to annoy Maryanne Stroud Gabbani. She's one of those marvellous ladies who loves animals and fears nobody — sweet-natured as Doris Day, stubborn as Winston Churchill. Marching into the marketplace near her farm on the outskirts of ...

RAMS founder John Kinghorn faces $30m tax fraud charges - The Australian

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 02:01

The Australian

RAMS founder John Kinghorn faces $30m tax fraud charges
The Australian
Company documents filed in Channel Islands tax haven Jersey show Kalomo Corporation and Kalomo Pacific Leasing are now defunct but were set up there during the early 1990s. They were ultimately owned by a Swiss company giving its address as a post ...
Millionaire businessman John Kinghorn charged with fraud over $30m tax debtThe Sydney Morning Herald

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MARVIN L. RABON - Chronicle Independent

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 18:13

MARVIN L. RABON
Chronicle Independent
He served in the South Pacific assisting in the invasion in South Pacific Islands to include Gilbert, Marshals and Guam. Mr. Rabon ... He was a member of First Baptist Church in Camden, the Lions Club, VFW and volunteered with the American Cancer Society.

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Unity of voices vital - Fiji Times

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:56

Fiji Times

Unity of voices vital
Fiji Times
For example, the Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific women), a 10-year $320 million aid program funded by the Australian Government, supporting 14 Pacific countries to meet the commitments made in the 2012 Pacific Island Forum Leaders ...

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Ride for Her caps Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Saipan Tribune

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 09:02

Ride for Her caps Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Saipan Tribune
The ride began in front of the T Galleria entrance and was divided into two distances—short course at 20 kilometers up to Pacific Islands Club-Saipan and back, and the long course at 40K to Hawaiian Rock entrance in Obyan and back to the starting line.

ADAPTATION: Natives of drowning islands make new home in ... - E&E News

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 03:18

E&E News

ADAPTATION: Natives of drowning islands make new home in ...
E&E News
SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Confederate flags adorn trucks in this little city nicknamed the "Poultry Capital of the World" for its chicken processing plants, and farm ...

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The RAF pilot who wore shorts, sunglasses and flip-flops as he flew through nuclear mushroom clouds 48 times - LincolnshireLive

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 03:18

LincolnshireLive

The RAF pilot who wore shorts, sunglasses and flip-flops as he flew through nuclear mushroom clouds 48 times
LincolnshireLive
Mr Hern, who recalls sitting on a beach in the 1950s and seeing the bones inside his hands through closed eyes as a bomb exploded 19 miles away, believes his stint on Christmas Island is why his daughter died of cancer aged 13. He said: "The archive of ...