Tonga Islands: food sent from Tahiti by French Polynesia

Tonga Islands food sent from Tahiti by French Polynesia

Red Cross teams deliver relief items to families in Kanokupolu, western Tongatapu Island, January 21, 2022. AP Aid continues to be sent to the archipelago. French Polynesia will send food, water and clothing from Tahiti on Friday to the Tonga Islands, devastated by a volcanic eruption and a tsunami, the services of this overseas community … Read more

Communications to Tonga islands remain limited after volcano eruption in Pacific

Communications to Tonga islands remain limited after volcano eruption in

Satellite image of the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano in the South Pacific, January 15, 2022. AP Communications to the Tonga Islands remained difficult on Monday, January 17, three days after the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano, located in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean about 65 km from the capital Nuku’alofa. The archipelago … Read more

Humans reached remote North Atlantic islands centuries earlier than thought

Journal Reference: Lorelei Curtin, William J. D’Andrea, Nicholas L. Balascio, Sabrina Shirazi, Beth Shapiro, Gregory A. de Wet, Raymond S. Bradley, Jostein Bakke. Sedimentary DNA and molecular evidence for early human occupation of the Faroe Islands. Communications Earth & Environment, 2021; 2 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s43247-021-00318-0 The Faroes are a small, rugged archipelago about midway between … Read more

Quantifying change on barrier islands highlights the value of storms

Journal Reference: Liliana Velasquez-Montoya, Elizabeth J. Sciaudone, Rebecca B. Harrison, Margery Overton. Land cover changes on a barrier island: Yearly changes, storm effects, and recovery periods. Applied Geography, 2021; 135: 102557 DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2021.102557 “Our goal for this project was to develop a method to quantify land cover changes from natural processes and storms on barrier … Read more

3 reasons to go on a cruise in the Balearic Islands – Travel Me Happy – Travel blog

3 reasons to go on a cruise in the Balearic

Hello travelers! This week we are going to talk to you about cruises and what better way to approach winter than to dive into our next vacation for next summer and dream a little? Let’s go for a good dose of sun and head for the Balearic Islands! Having had the opportunity to go there … Read more

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