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 An aerial view of Kwajalein Island, headquarters of the US Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll
Kwajalein Atoll, MARSHALL ISLANDS — A new report on the contamination near a US Army Garrison in the Marshall Islands confirms that fish around Kwajalein Island contain dangerous levels of toxic chemicals. The latest US Army report confirms that fish in many locations on Kwajalein Island and nearby...
Photo of containment of nuclear waste in the Marshall Islands.
Bikini Atoll, MARSHALL ISLANDS — New research suggests the soil on four isles of the Marshall Islands have higher concentrations of nuclear radiation than is found near Chernobyl. The Marshall Islands is where the United States conducted its nuclear testing in the 1940s and '50s. The research,...
 Korent Joel pictured on a navigation teaching trip in the mid-2000s in the Marshall Islands. Mr Joel was one of only a handful of Marshall Islanders who still know traditional wave and star navigation. [Photo: Supplied / Alson Kelen via RNZI]
One of the last of a dwindling breed of traditional navigators has died in Majuro, but not before passing many of his skills onto a younger generation of Marshall Islands navigators and to international researchers. Captain Korent Joel, 68, was a skilled navigator who blended both traditional and...