Europe had a new royal house last week. In Dublin newspapers appeared a personal pronouncement: “I, Prince Michael Neale, landowner, will assume the title of Prince of the Saltees at the conclusion of the war.
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Indonesia’s Raja Ampat Islands Are Remote But Worth the Trip
The Raja Ampat islands are so remote that most Indonesians have never even heard of them. Excursions to this corner of the archipelago in eastern Indonesia, off the coast of Papua in Cendrawasih Bay, require at least seven to 10 days, but few visitors ever regret making the journey for this is the country’s largest national marine park and offers a range of marine life believed to be the most diverse on the planet.
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From underwater, Maldives sends warning on climate change
With fish as witnesses, the president of Maldives and his Cabinet wore scuba gear and used hand signals Saturday at an underwater meeting to highlight the threat climate change poses to the archipelago nation. The meeting, chaired by President Mohamed Nasheed, took place around a table about 16 feet (5 meters) underwater, according to the president’s Web site