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Google 11/21/2018 1:38:11 PM

Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coral - Star2.com


Star2.com

Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coral
Star2.com
The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau will ban “reef-toxic” sunscreens from 2020 in what it claims is a world-first initiative to stop chemical pollution killing its famed corals. Palau, which lies in the western Pacific about halfway between ...

Google 11/17/2018 10:05:28 PM

Former Palau president: Compact 'the best deal' - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post

Former Palau president: Compact 'the best deal'
The Guam Daily Post
Former Palau President Johnson Toribiong details some of the challenges the small island nation went through with its Compact of Free Association with the United States during his speech at the UOG lecture hall on Thursday. Dontana Keraskes/The Guam ...

Google 11/15/2018 2:13:58 PM

Researchers visit Palau, UOG to study viral resistance of rhino beetle - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post

Researchers visit Palau, UOG to study viral resistance of rhino beetle
The Guam Daily Post
Most recently, University of Guam entomologist Aubrey Moore hosted two research entomologists from Japan who were returning from a fact-finding trip in Palau. "One way to control the beetle population that has been successful elsewhere is infecting ...

Google 11/15/2018 2:13:58 PM

Paradise Found in Palau - Cruising World


Paradise Found in Palau
Cruising World
Palau rises, lonely and secluded, out of the vast North Pacific Ocean. Teetering on the edge of Micronesia and Asia, between Guam and the Philippines, it straddles the cultural divide of East and West. For sailors, it's where rhumb lines converge — a ...

Google 11/12/2018 9:46:47 PM

This tiny Pacific Island nation has BANNED sunscreen - Who


This tiny Pacific Island nation has BANNED sunscreen
Who
The Pacific nation of Palau made headlines recently as it became the first country to officially ban “reef toxic” sunscreen from entering the country - this means, if you're holidaying in the pristine, tropical paradise, you could have your suncream ...

Google 11/12/2018 12:23:57 AM

IMF says Palau economic growth down - Radio New Zealand


Radio New Zealand

IMF says Palau economic growth down
Radio New Zealand
The International Monetary Fund says a drop in Palau's economic growth this year is in part due to the falling number of visitors. Visitor numbers fell after China told its tourist agencies to stop flights to Palau over its ties with Taiwan in ...

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Google 11/11/2018 6:13:34 PM

Why a Sunny Pacific Island Is Banning Sunscreen - TIME


TIME

Why a Sunny Pacific Island Is Banning Sunscreen
TIME
The Pacific archipelago of Palau is regarded as one of the best diving locations in the world, with hundreds of varieties of fish and coral found within its reefs. In an effort to protect those natural treasures from harmful chemicals, Palau recently ...
Pacific island Palau bans sunscreenFox News
Palau Just Became The First Country In The World To Ban Reef-Killing SunscreenGreen Matters
First nationwide sunscreen chemicals ban in PalauScienceBlog.com (blog)
New Zealand Herald
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Google 11/7/2018 6:08:07 PM

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