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Solomon Islands vs. Tahiti – PREDICTION & PREVIEW

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New research will create a 21st-century tally of biodiversity in Southwest Pacific

The Solomon Islands in the southwest Pacific are best known as a locale for some of the most intense fighting of the Second World War, including the bloody Battle of Guadalcanal. But for nearly a century, the rich biodiversity of the islands has been instrumental to the study of evolution, including research by noted scientists Ernst Mayr and Jared Diamond.

From the genetics files

Analysis of DNA from early settlers of the pacific overturns leading genetic model More than 3,000 years ago, a group of people set out from the Solomon Island chain in the southwestern edge of the Pacific Ocean and steered their outrigger canoes toward the horizon, with no land as far as their eyes could see. These [...]

Argentina vs Solomon Islands for FIFA Futsal 2016 World Cup: Will Argentina Maintain Its No-Loss Record? Game Preview, TV Info and Lineup

Argentina and Solomon Islands will face each other during their FIFA Futsal 2016 World Cup match on September 15, at 20:00 Local time.

Quake of magnitude 6 strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6 struck 89 km (55 miles) west of the South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported.

The Olympics were a ‘success,’ but only if the Olympics are the only thing you care about

The games of the Olympics went well! That doesn’t mean the Olympics were good. The world has flown home from Rio. By this point, even the Solomon Islands Olympic team, which I met in an airport in Chile Monday, is probably on the fifth and final leg of their journey from Rio-to-Santiago-to-Auckland-to-Adelaide-to-Honiara, their country’s capital. Show More Summary

My Bookshelf, Myself: My 10 Favorite Books: Andrew Solomon

The writer shares the titles he’d most want with him on a desert island.

Pacific Island Nations Consider World’s First International Treaty Ban On Fossil Fuels

Leaders of Pacific Island nations are considering the world’s first ever international treaty ban on fossil fuels, following their summit held in the Solomon Islands. According to the Guardian, leaders of the 14 nations that make upShow More Summary

Arrest Made After American Student Dies in Italy

In a bed of reeds close to the Ponte Garibaldi, a bridge that spans the Tiber River near the only island in Rome, authorities are said to have discovered the body of American student Beau Solomon on Monday. A local homeless man is suspected...Show More Summary

This Day in Naval History: June 16

1943 - At Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Japanese aircraft conduct the largest raid since April 7. Although a large number of enemy planes are shot down, LST-340 and USS Celeno (AK-76) are damaged.

John F. Kennedy and the PT 109

John F. Kennedy and the PT 109 Tregaskis 1962 This is one of those books I am a bit wishy washy on weeding. This youth oriented book was about his service during World War II and his experience in the Solomon Islands when his boat was rammed and cut in half. Kennedy and the surviving […]

Slipping Away: 5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

Disappearing islands and a historic ax make the list: 5 Pacific Islands Have Vanished : Five uninhabited reef islands in the Solomon Islands chain in the Pacific have vanished thanks to rising sea levels, say Australian researchers. The news for inhabited islands in the chain isn't so great, either. Preserved Fetus...

The Climate Post: Study Links Vanishing of Solomon Islands to Anthropogenic Climate

A study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters finds that five of the uninhabitated Solomon Islands have submerged underwater and six more have experienced dramatic shoreline reductions due to man-made climate change. Show More Summary

Climate Change Has Officially Engulfed 5 Pacific Islands

A study of satellite imagery confirms what Solomon Islanders have known all along: they are doomed. Five Pacific islands have just disappeared, thanks to rising oceans. The islands are—or were—a part of the Solomon Islands, located around 1,000 miles off Australia, and were uninhabited by humans. Show More Summary

Sea Level Rise Swallows 5 Pacific Islands Whole, Groundbreaking Study Blames Climate Change

The ocean has swallowed five whole islands in the Pacific’s Solomon Islands due to climate change, according to a groundbreaking study published on Friday. A further six reef islands have been severely eroded. Nuatambu Island, home to 25 families, has lost more than half of its livable area, having 11 houses swept into the sea... Show More Summary

Rising Sea Levels Swallow 5 Pacific Islands

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Scientists' warnings that climate change will cause rising sea levels to swallow large swaths of land is playing out in the Solomon Islands. At least five islands there have plunged completely below the ocean's surface over the past several decades. Show More Summary

Sea-level rise has already swallowed five whole islands in the Pacific

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Sea-level rise, erosion and coastal flooding are some of the greatest challenges facing humanity from climate change. Recently at least five reef islands in the remote Solomon Islands have been lost completely to sea-level rise and coastal erosion, and a further six islands have been severely...

Five Pacific islands vanish from sight as sea levels rise

Solomon Islands are taking the brunt of sea level rise, with five of them already submerged – a picture of what we can expect elsewhere by the end of the century  

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