MAJURO, -7.18.07- Marshall Islands – The people of the Central Pacific don’t need science to understand one possible effect of global warming. These Micronesians, whose islands spread from near the Philippines on the west to five hours from Hawaii on the east, require no charts or graphs to know that rising ocean water is a critical and constant presence in their lives. The reality is that, when the moon is full, the ocean waves at high tide are several feet higher than ever in the past, according to longtime island residents. Read more

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