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Culture and environment in Micronesian islands  -  Marianas Variety
ON many islands in the Micronesian region, culture is based on the sustainable use of land which produces food, medicine, building materials and clothing. Modernity, however, has created many challenges, such as climate change, that islanders now have ...
Celebrate Micronesian culture at Saltwater State Park Aug. 25  -  Tacoma Daily News (blog)
The Washington State Parks Folk and Traditional Arts Program invites the public to learn more about the people and cultures of the Micronesian Islands at a free family-friendly festival at Saltwater State Park in King County. The inaugural Micronesian ...

Micronesian Area Research Center celebrates 50 year anniversary, community contributors  -  Pacific Daily News
The Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center at the University of Guam will celebrate 50 years of growth as a cultural resource, and community contributors, with an anniversary gala dinner on Aug. 21. The event, themed "Navigating Our ...

Could a weight loss competition help Pacific Islanders tackle obesity?  -  The Sydney Morning Herald
Washington: For years, Pacific Island nations have struggled to address obesity in the region. According to the CIA World Factbook's data from 2016, the top 10 nations with the highest prevalence of adult obesity were all in the Pacific: Nauru topped ...
Pacific islands have an obesity problem. The Tongan leader thinks a weight-loss competition could help.  -  Washington Post
According to the CIA World Factbook's data from 2016, the top 10 nations with the highest prevalence of adult obesity were all in the Pacific: Nauru topped the list at 61 percent, and Micronesia came in 10th with 45.8 percent. The region's leaders are ...
Sport: Marshall Islands to host Micronesian Games  -  Zeeland Press
By Giff Johnson. The Marshall Islands has received the nod from the Micronesian Games Council meeting in Yap to host the 10th Micronesian Games in 2022. The Micronesian Games Council oversees the every-four-year competition and met last Sunday ...

Chuuk MicroFriends defeat Yap Stone Mula, 37-31  -  Pacific Daily News
In the final seconds, Chuuk's MicroFriends put a stop to Yap's Stone Mula's 6-0 run; and, with 39 seconds left, sank a free-throw to take the win, 37-31, in an opening game of the inaugural Federated States of Micronesia Association's Basketball League ...

The Shack is an emerald sponsor of Green Gala  -  Saipan Tribune
Taking their cue from their involvement in environmental stewardship and conservation efforts, The Shack recently signed on as an emerald sponsor of the Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance's annual Green Gala on Sept. 14, 2018, at the Fiesta Resort ...

NMCB-11 Build Lasting Partnerships in Chuuk, Micronesia  -  Seabee Magazine (press release)
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia- The school plans to use the building as a woodworking shop for the 875 students at Chuuk High School, enhancing the school's curriculum and providing the students with general knowledge in trade skills ...

What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?  -  The Diplomat
A particular recent focus has been on boosting relations with a number of Micronesian states as a way of gaining influence in the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF). In July, the President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) visited Jakarta, holding ...

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Micronesia ((UK: , US: ); from Greek: μικρός mikrós "small" and Greek: νῆσος nêsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, composed of thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean. It has a shared cultural history with two other island regions, Polynesia to the east and Melanesia to the south.The region has a tropical marine climate, and is part of the Oceania ecozone. There are four main archipelagos along with numerous outlying islands.Micronesia is divided politically among several sovereign countries. One of these is the Federated States of Micronesia, which is often called "Micronesia" for short and is not to be confused with the overall region. The Micronesia region encompasses five sovereign, independent nations—the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, and Nauru—as well as three U.S. territories in the northern part: Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and Wake Island.Micronesia began to be settled several millennia ago, although there are competing theories about the origin and arrival of the first settlers. The earliest known contact with Europeans occurred in 1521, when Ferdinand Magellan reached the Marianas. The coinage of the term "Micronesia" is usually attributed to Jules Dumont d'Urville's usage in 1832; however, Domeny de Rienzi had used the term a year previously.

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