updated Thu. September 28, 2023
Center for Research on Globalization
January 6, 2018
The U.S. Minor Outlying Islands are Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island. (A ninth minor outlying island, Navassa Island, is located in the Caribbean Ocean, near Haiti.) Around these insular territories is an exclusiveÃâÃÂ ...
September 29, 2017
Rare giant clams in the Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef national wildlife refuge, part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument in the Pacific, south of Hawaii. Photograph: Reuters. Facebook Twitter Pinterest ÃâÃÂ· Rare giant clams in the Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef national wildlife refuge,ÃâÃÂ ...
September 21, 2017
... of climate change.” A proposal from Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, leaked to The Washington Post last week, argues that regulations on waters around the islands—Howland, Baker, Johnston, Wake, Jarvis, Palmyra, Rose, and Kingman Reef—“should be amended ... to allow commercial fishing.”ÃâÃÂ ...
Los Angeles Times
September 18, 2017
6, 2009, and enlarged Sept. 25, 2014: The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument includes Wake, Baker, Howland and Jarvis islands; Johnston and Palmyra atolls; and Kingman Reef, which lie to the south and west of Hawaii. At 490,000 square miles, it's the largest marine protected area in theÃâÃÂ ...
August 15, 2017
An outbreak of COTS at Kingman Reef. NOAA photo by Molly Timmers. On a healthy balanced reef there may be one or two crown of thorns per each hectare. The rate that they eat is balanced by how fast the reef can grow back. They generally eat the faster growing corals which helps the slower growingÃâÃÂ ...
May 15, 2017
This Venus flytrap anemone – a large anemone that catches tiny prey with its tentacles – lives on bamboo coral deep on the eastern slope of Kingman Reef in the North Pacific, about halfway between Hawaii and American Samoa. The anemone's resemblance to the carnivorous plant is only superficial.
Los Angeles Times
April 27, 2017
25, 2014: The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument includes Wake, Baker, Howland and Jarvis islands; Johnston and Palmyra atolls; and Kingman Reef, which lie to the south and west of Hawaii. At 490,000 square miles, it's the largest marine protected area in the world. For the record: AnÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2016
The ARRL Awards Committee has voted to delete Kingman Reef (KH5) from the DXCC List, effective March 29, 2016. Kingman Reef will be added to the Deleted Entities List on March 29, 2016. The total number of entities on the List will drop from 340 to 339. The deletion process is described in DXCCÃâÃÂ ...
R & D Magazine
November 11, 2015
This is an example of a healthy reef. Kingman reef is a remote, uninhabited reef system located in the Central Pacific half way between the Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa. The image shows an example of a nearly pristine and healthy reef system with an aesthetic score of 5.40 (the smaller theÃâÃÂ ...
February 4, 2014
The three ships, which all sank within the past 15 years, were in the Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge and caused miles of damage to two important coral reefs: Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef. These wildlife refuges, located in the 2,575-mile stretch between Hawaii and American Samoa,ÃâÃÂ ...
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