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Idyllic No more: Pacific Island Climate, Corruption and Development Dilemmas

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Can Pacific nations, endowed with islands of travel poster beauty, vibrant cultures, and centuries old ways of life based on sustainable practices, hurdle significant development and political challenges they face today — in addition to withstanding climate change and rising sea levels? Corruption, reliance on donor-driven aid and consultants, dwindling rural populations a ...more
Paperback, 153 pages
Published July 11th 2015 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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The North Pacific is a place unlike almost any other realm on earth. Stunningly beautiful and isolated, these island communities are paradoxically beset by some of the most intractable modern ailments such as non-communicable disease and the lingering effects of nuclear radiation. Climate change, dramatic migration, and urbanization trends create additional challenges. And all of these powerful global currents are washing ashore on islands that only saw their first European boats and white peopl ...more
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Giff Johnson provides deep insight based on his many years of living, traveling and writing in the Marshall Islands and the Pacific. This book is made up of a series of short articles that examine the many challenges that RMI (Republic of Marshall Islands) and other Pacific island nations face. If you know nothing about Micronesia and small island Pacific states, you'll come away much richer for having read this. If you already know about this part of the world, you'll understand it much better. ...more
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