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Obama will propose vast expansion of Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

Published: 
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:57am
Category: 
Water

President Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off-limits to fishing, energy exploration and other activities, according to senior White House officials.

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Kiribati faces its future, and a rising ocean

Published: 
Sun, 12/01/2013 - 10:46pm

Recently, a curious case appeared before New Zealand's High Court. The plaintiff, Ioane Teitiota, a resident of the island-nation of Kiribati, was seeking refugee status in New Zealand.