Marshall Islands poet and climate activist @kathykijiner is at #COP25 to sound the alarm on what the climate crisis is doing to her island nation. She shares a poem about the "kemem," a cultural celebration for first birthdays, and "how our cultural traditions give us hope."
Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says
Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into ‘war zone,’ health official says
Arizona elected official suspended after he was charged with running a human smuggling scheme that brought pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to the U.S. to give birth and then paid them to give up their children for adoption.
A Cold War-era concrete "coffin" is leaking radioactive material into the Pacific Ocean, said a UN official. The Marshall Islands dome was a dumping ground for waste from American nuclear tests from 1946-'58. It was supposed to be temporary. Now it's cracking.
Today, President Trump welcomes the Presidents of the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia—the first time all 3 leaders from the Freely Associated States have been hosted together at the White House by a U.S. President!
The people of the Marshall Islands paid the price for US nuclear tests. Full doc: