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The largest shield volcano on earth was discovered in the Hawaii Islands

Scientists have identified the world’s largest shield volcano in the Hawaiian Islands, which is barely visible over the Pacific waters. The Pūhāhonu volcano is located in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the northwest of the Hawaii Islands. Mauna Loa on the large island of Hawaii has long been considered the largest volcano in the world, although researchers are now …

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Climate change promoted colonization of the South Pacific Islands earlier than initially thought

Two halves of the core sample from Lake Te Roto on Atiu. Photo credit: University of Southampton Research by scientists from the University of Southampton has shown that settlers arrived in Eastern Polynesia about 200 years earlier than previously thought. The settlement of the vast Eastern Pacific with its few and distant archipelagos was a remarkable achievement in human history. …

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Early humans traveled to the Greek islands tens of thousands of years earlier than expected

Early humans reached the Greek islands tens of thousands of years earlier than expected, as evidenced by evidence from an archaeological excavation on Naxos. Archaeologists digging in a quarry on the island have discovered in tune with about 12,000 stone tools and weapons used by Neanderthals. The findings topple existing theories about early hominin migrations – with the Greek islands …

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AT & T to Sell Its Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Operations

AT & T Inc.        has agreed to sell its Puerto Rican and U.S. Patents Virgin Islands businesses to             Liberty Latin America Ltd.         AT & T's operation in Puerto Rico provides cellular, landline and internet connections. It had 1.1 million wireless subscribers. As part of the deal, about 1,300 AT & T employees want to be transferred to Liberty Latin …

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Exclusive: Pence rejects Prime Minister of Solomon Islands after the nation cut off relations with Taiwan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Vice President Mike Pence has canceled plans to hold a meeting with the Solomon Islands leader to discuss development partnerships after the Pacific Island cut ties with Taiwan this week in favor of China this Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: US Vice President Mike Pence meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (not pictured) at 10 Downing Street …

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In the Abaco Islands, life is destroyed by the devastation of hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas – About a week after hurricane Dorian devastated the Abaco Islands as the biggest hurricane that hit the Bahamas for a long time, those who claimed the storm had taken everything from them said. On the island of Great Abaco, destroyed boats and upturned cars were scattered across streets of completely flattened houses, ruined shops and ruined …

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The tiny islands that could blow up the China-Vietnam relationship

"Belongs to Vietnam!" call back about 30 students, even louder. Their singing echoes through the three-story Paracel Islands museum in Da Nang, whose construction cost the Vietnamese government $ 1.8 million, according to official sources. Since opening in 2018, about half of the 40,000 visitors have been schoolchildren Discover exhibits, including documents, maps and photographs, all curated to bring home …

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Fires in the Canary Islands: over 9,000 people were evacuated in flames

Despite four hydroplanes discharging more than 1 million liters of water onto the fire and the efforts of 600 firefighters, the fire continued to grow on Monday, according to a statement by the Canary Islands Emergency and Security Ministry. The fire started over the weekend and has now devoured 24,710 acres (10,000 hectares) of Gran Canaria, a popular holiday destination …

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