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300km wide cyclone Evan forces thousands to flee

Cyclone Evan made landfall on the western part of Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu, near Nadi, a city with a population of about 42,000, on Monday. Current wind speeds…

Australia’s Floods Cause Toxic Pollution of Marine Life

The devastating floods in Australia’s Queensland are causing toxic pollution that will have a “disastrous impact” on the corals of the Great Barrier Reef, dugongs, turtles and other marine creatures,…

Teenagers Survive 50 Days Adrift at Sea

Three teenage boys managed to stay alive for 50 days in small boat set adrift in the South Pacific Ocean, rescuers say. The boys, Etueni Nasau, 14, Samu Pelesa, 15,…

“Lifestyle” Disease Takes its Toll on Western Pacific

Diseases such as diabetes, heart diseases and stroke are all avoidable diseases but are being considered one of the reasons the economy is failing in Western pacific. This report was…