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'The Fear of Dying' Pervades Southern California's Oil-Polluted Enclaves - Pacific Standard

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 00:14

'The Fear of Dying' Pervades Southern California's Oil-Polluted Enclaves
Pacific Standard
Studies show the poisons in this brew can cause cancer and heart disease as well as asthma. The ports recently unveiled a $14 billion plan to switch from diesel trucks and other dirty equipment to zero-emission technologies by 2035. The city of Los ...

Tropical Storm 27W (Saola), # 35 FINAL - Stars and Stripes (blog)

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 03:15

Stars and Stripes (blog)

Tropical Storm 27W (Saola), # 35 FINAL
Stars and Stripes (blog)
Saola should peak at 86-mph sustained winds and 104-mph gusts after it exits the Okinawa area and arcs toward Japan's main islands. Saola is due to sideswipe the south coast of Kyushu, then head toward the Tokyo-Kanto Plain area, as did Lan a week ...
Pacific Storm Tracker: Okinawa bases at TCCR-1, brace for typhoonStripes Okinawa

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Moana Schwalger law scholarship awarded to Litia Tuiburelevu - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 05:04

New Zealand Herald

Moana Schwalger law scholarship awarded to Litia Tuiburelevu
New Zealand Herald
Moana Schwalger - a prosecutor at the firm Meredith Connell - lost her life in July 2012, 18 months after being diagnosed with breast cancer soon after the birth of her third child in 2011. In 2012, her employer, along with the Pacific Lawyers ...

Typhoon 27W (Saola), # 29: Okinawa in TCCOR 1-R - Stars and Stripes (blog)

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 22:58

Stars and Stripes (blog)

Typhoon 27W (Saola), # 29: Okinawa in TCCOR 1-R
Stars and Stripes (blog)
Saola should peak at 86-mph sustained winds and 104-mph gusts after it exits the Okinawa area and arcs toward Japan's main islands. Saola is due to sideswipe the south coast of Kyushu, then head toward the Tokyo-Kanto Plain area, as did Lan a week ...
Pacific Storm Tracker: Saola picking up speed on way to OkinawaStripes Okinawa

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Neither states nor nations, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands face rocky storm recovery - Miami Herald

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 01:30

Miami Herald

Neither states nor nations, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands face rocky storm recovery
Miami Herald
The United States has five populated territories around the world plus a smattering of islands that are little more than unpopulated specks in the Pacific Ocean. Puerto Rico with a population of 3.4 million is by far the largest. The other ...

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WHO training delegates visit Legislature - The Guam Daily Post

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 03:06

The Guam Daily Post

WHO training delegates visit Legislature
The Guam Daily Post
MEETING: World Health Organization training delegates visit the Guam Legislature on Oct. 26. WHO is conducting a Northern Pacific Health Promotion Leadership Workshop (ProLEAD) on island from Oct. 26 to 28 at the Westin Resort with around 40 ...

A-Bomb pilot's secret missions: RAF Squadron Leader flew through atomic mushroom clouds 48 TIMES wearing just ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 00:02

Daily Mail

A-Bomb pilot's secret missions: RAF Squadron Leader flew through atomic mushroom clouds 48 TIMES wearing just ...
Daily Mail
An RAF pilot flew through atomic clouds 48 times without protection during secret British nuclear tests in the Cold War. Squadron Leader John Harrison-Broadley died of cancer believed to have been linked to being exposed to deadly radiation during the ...

Miss World Fiji's talent impress judges - Fiji Times Online - Fiji Times

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 19:30

Fiji Times

Miss World Fiji's talent impress judges - Fiji Times Online
Fiji Times
Miss Fiji wearing Pacific Island Art and Deluxe footwear for her talent auditions during the 67th Miss World contest in China. Picture: SUPPLIED. Update: 6:30PM ...

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Tropical Storm 27W (Saola), #12: Okinawa enters TCCOR 3 - Stars and Stripes (blog)

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 16:13

Stars and Stripes (blog)

Tropical Storm 27W (Saola), #12: Okinawa enters TCCOR 3
Stars and Stripes (blog)
The news gets worse for Okinawa, as Tropical Storm Saola's latest forecast track takes it closer, ever closer to the island this weekend. But the news gets better for the Tokyo-Kanto Plain area, as the track appears to head further south as next week ...

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Climate change: five ways it could harm us - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 05:00

Climate change: five ways it could harm us
New Zealand Herald
An expert report released today by New Zealand's leading body for science, Royal Society Te Aparangi, warns of a warmer world bringing heatwaves, diseases, water contamination and air pollution. Several degrees of warming this century could also have ...

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Rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy - Wisconsin Gazette

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 05:48

Wisconsin Gazette

Rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy
Wisconsin Gazette
With fewer than 150 people on the remote Pacific island it was a close community, he says, with few signs of the former U.S. nuclear testing program other than the concrete bunkers he was told to avoid and the sunken ships in the lagoon. But in 1978 ...

Tropical Storm 27W, # 5 - Stars and Stripes (blog)

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 17:07

Stars and Stripes (blog)

Tropical Storm 27W, # 5
Stars and Stripes (blog)
A tropical storm watch remains in effect for Guam and Rota islands and surrounding coastal waters, according to the National Weather Service on Guam. If 27W continues moving as forecast, it's due to peak at 104-mph sustained winds and 127-mph gusts at ...

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Familiar faces crowd MTB race - Saipan Tribune

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:04

Saipan Tribune

Familiar faces crowd MTB race
Saipan Tribune
Familiar faces in the cycling community crowded the podium in the mountain bike division of last Saturday's Pacific Islands Club-Saipan Bike For Life. Mark Isip led the Top 3 men's winners, while Glorybel Tan duplicated the feat in the women's division.

Obituary: Chateau Victoria owner was community benefactor - Times Colonist

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 01:18

Times Colonist

Obituary: Chateau Victoria owner was community benefactor
Times Colonist
Information on Chateau Victoria's website lists causes such as Pacific Opera, Victoria Symphony, cancer research, AIDS assistance, poverty reduction and support for local charities. Piercy, a Victoria business person, avid angler, outdoorsman and ...

Workshops - goskagit.com

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:22

Workshops
goskagit.com
6, in the Island Hospital Merle Cancer Care Center Conference Room, 2511 M Ave. G, Anacortes. ... BUILDING GREEN: Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association (SICBA) is hosting a series of Built Green educational workshops at 6:30 p.m., at 130 East ...

Contestants Given Until Oct 26 To Hand In Research - Fiji Sun Online

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 21:03

Contestants Given Until Oct 26 To Hand In Research
Fiji Sun Online
Most of our Pacific Island children are fat and getting obese, kids are spending more time sitting in front of a TV and computer screen the running around outside. How can we promote healthy life styles when dealing with this growing issue in the pacific?

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Contestants Given Until Oct 26 To Hand In Research - Fiji Sun Online

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:07

Fiji Sun Online

Contestants Given Until Oct 26 To Hand In Research
Fiji Sun Online
Most of our Pacific Island children are fat and getting obese, kids are spending more time sitting in front of a TV and computer screen the running around outside. How can we promote healthy life styles when dealing with this growing issue in the pacific?

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Barbara Ann Hutton: Oct. 11, 1925-Sept. 1, 2017 - Whidbey News-Times

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:24

Whidbey News-Times

Barbara Ann Hutton: Oct. 11, 1925-Sept. 1, 2017
Whidbey News-Times
Barbara Ann Hutton, a longtime resident of Whidbey Island, passed away peacefully after a long battle with breast cancer on Sept. 1, 2017. She leaves behind her loving husband Thomas Hutton of 63 years, as well as her son George Hutton, two daughters ...

Experts say Chile poet did not die of cancer, deepen mystery - Island Packet

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:28

Island Packet

Experts say Chile poet did not die of cancer, deepen mystery
Island Packet
The Island Packet | IslandPacket.com ... A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great ...
Pablo Neruda 'did not die of cancer', say expertsBBC News

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The 30 most idyllic islands on Earth - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 23:12

Telegraph.co.uk

The 30 most idyllic islands on Earth
Telegraph.co.uk
It acts as a cummerbund around the planet, its north edge supplied by the Tropic of Cancer, which circumnavigates the globe at 23.4 degrees N; its southern limit by the mirror image of the Tropic of Capricorn at 23.4 degrees S. Together, these lines of ...