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Tsunami: New Caledonia, Vanuatu evacuations after Loyalty Islands earthquake

New Caledonia has ordered coastal areas to evacuate after tsunami waves were observed following a massive earthquake southeast of the Loyalty Islands on Wednesday. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) confirmed that tsunami waves reaching one to three metres above tide level were possible for s

BRINKWIRE.COM - 2018-12-06 07:44:03

New Caledonia, Vanuatu order evacuations after powerful quake, but suffer little impact

(Reuters) - New Caledonia and Vanuatu ordered coastal evacuations on Wednesday after a powerful undersea earthquake triggered tsunami warnings in the South Pacific, but appeared to have suffered little damage.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-05 07:08:48

Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes in Pacific Near New Caledonia

A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage.

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-12-05 06:12:05

Tsunami warning lifted after quake strikes in south Pacific

A powerful earthquake has sent jitters around the southern Pacific Ocean after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage.

DAILY MAIL - 2018-12-05 11:07:00

Survivor Shade: Revisit The Classic Rivalry Of Eliza And Twila From Season 9

On Survivor: Vanuatu, few castaways butted heads quite as epically as Eliza and Twila. Let's revisit their fan-favorite rivalry that remains one of Survivor's most memorable, nearly 30 seasons later. Watch all-new episodes of Survivor: David vs. Goliath on Wednesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Acces

YAHOO! - 2018-12-07 19:05:45

Tsunami risk after powerful 7.5 earthquake strikes Pacific Ocean

A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has prompted a tsunami threat warning for tiny islands in the south Pacific Ocean. After the quake shook near New Caledonia, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said tsunami waves of between 3ft and 10ft were possible along some coasts of New Caledonia and Vanuatu.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-05 08:42:53

It's Time for Those Who Caused Climate Change to Pay for It [opinion]

Ralph Regenvanu is Vanuatu's Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade and Avinash Persaud was special advisor to the Prime Minister of Dominica on the recovery from hurricane Maria and is special envoy to the Prime Minister of Barbados on investment and finance.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-10 00:00:00

Tsunami Warning Issued in Pacific as New Caledonia Rocked by Multiple Strong Earthquakes

A string of powerful earthquakes have hit the off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific, around 155 kilometers (95 miles) east-southeast of the Loyalty Islands. The strongest of the quakes registered at 7.5 in magnitude, according to the United States Geological Survey.

NTD.COM - 2018-12-05 05:27:40

Jimmy Nelson’s « Homage to Humanity »

In his book Homage to Humanity, published by Rizzoli, photographer, and photojournalist Jimmy Nelson offers us an extraordinary journey to different indigenous cultures of the world. The Marquesas Islands, Mongolia, Peru, Australia, Vanuatu … in every place visited, he was able to capture the very e

FUBIZ MEDIA - 2018-12-06 14:21:31

Tsunami warning issued after 7.6 magnitude earthquake hits South Pacific

The French territory of New Caledonia was hit by a powerful earthquake triggering tsunami warnings. The earthquake — magnitude 7.6 — struck off the Pacific Ring of Fire territory on Wednesday.

BUZZ.IE - 2018-12-05 07:00:00

PTWC: Tsunami warning issued after 7.6 quake off New Caledonia

A powerful undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific on Wednesday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said, adding tsunami waves had been observed.

DHAKATRIBUNE.COM - 2018-12-04 23:42:38

‘Key issues unresolved’, UN chief warns climate talks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the fight against climate change is a “matter of life and death today.” (File photo: AFP) “Key political issues” deadlocking UN climate talks “remain unresolved”, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday after an unscheduled stop at the troubl

ALARABIYA.NET - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

New Caledonia earthquakes spark ‘immediate’ mass evacuations as tsunami waves are spotted off island coast

Tsunami waves have been recorded moving out from the quake’s epicentre. NEW Caledonia's powerful earthquake and aftershocks have sparked "immediate" mass evacuations as tsunami waves were spotted off the South Pacific island coast.

THESUN.IE - 2018-12-05 07:09:30

New Zealand military braces for climate change battle

The New Zealand Defence Force identified climate change as one of its biggest security challenges Thursday, warning that responding to global warming will increasingly stretch its resources.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-06 06:03:31

Japan delivers aid to Marshall Islands, as Pacific engagement builds bulwark against Chinese influence

A transport aircraft of Japan’s Air Self-Defence Forces (ASDF) touched down in the Marshall Islands en route to joint exercises in the US on Friday, delivering wheelchairs, sporting equipment and other aid to the central Pacific nation.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-10 15:12:39

These Tiny Island Nations Are Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

The ongoing negotiations on how to implement the Paris Agreement aren’t going well. The world’s largest economies and top greenhouse emitters remain mired in decades-old arguments about who is responsible for addressing climate change and its impacts.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-13 19:16:19

4 Truths I Learnt Travelling In A 3rd-World Country

Snorkeling through tropical waters, riding buggies through the jungle, a fire show, chasing waterfalls & more than enough coconuts to last me a lifetime. This is just a brief snapshot into the last week that I’ve spent gallivanting across the pacific island of Vanuatu.

BYRSLF.CO - 2018-12-04 07:59:13

‘Global sisterhood’ tells perpetrators ‘time is up’ for pandemic of violence against women

Entornointeligente.com / From #MeToo to #HearMeToo, the fight to end violence against women continues as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Nicole Kidman , joined survivors, activists and other Hollywood celebrities to spotlight the lack of resources that exist to help women push back against violence an

ENTORNOINTELIGENTE.COM - 2018-12-11 17:33:59

Bread and Milk for Christmas Breakfast

Welcome to the second episode of the first of The Mark Steyn Club's festive Tales for Our Time this Christmas. This weekend's entertainment is a seasonal sampling of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Elizabeth Lorenz, a First-Day Founding Member from Massachusetts, adds a Little Women vignette all

STEYNONLINE.COM - 2018-12-08 07:00:00