Photographer Eric Gay: Marshall Islands Global WarmingUploader: Mezinos 4 month ago Subscribe 8
With the economic rebirth of his still-poisoned Rongelap atoll in mind, year-old mayor James Matayoshi is promoting ecotourism - the reefs there are reportedly pristine. Extensive preparations were made, including the sending of ships to mitigate damage  and flying United States Air Force planes to other bases in the region. This article is from the March issue of New Internationalist. Local landowners are blocking approval of the new Kwajalein lease. Typhoon Angela in presented similar features and could have been stronger than Gay.