By Mike Taibbi, Mori Rothman, Laura Fong
To see how one of the most remote places on earth is being impacted by climate change, NewsHour Weekend traveled last fall to Rose Atoll, an uninhabited wildlife refuge in American Samoa. We had to get a special permit from…
By Laura Fong, Mori Rothman, Mike Taibbi
“Island of Seabirds” to the Samoan people, Rose Atoll Marine National Monument is a major nesting site to a dozen bird species, as well as green sea turtles and other wildlife. Experience the island's wildlife, sounds and natural beauty in…
Several governments in the Pacific have warded off the coronavirus so far by imposing early and strict quarantines. But the benefit of being a rural island is likely to disappear if the highly infectious disease is introduced.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
The United States has declared a major disaster in American Samoa following a deadly tsunami Tuesday that reportedly killed more than 99 people when it struck the island U.S. territory and the independent nation of Samoa.
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