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Pacific conflicts

The Pacific region has seen many conflicts over time, and this is only natural as a result of the sheer size of the area. The troubles have ranged from small scale conflicts that have involved small islands, to all out global wars. In 1855 King Tui Viti Cakobau of Fiji fought a major battle at […]

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The Dangers of the Pacific Ocean

There are many dangerous species of fish and animals that are found both in the Pacific and on the edges of the Ocean. This vast body of water is home to many different species that can both harm and kill man. The largest occupant of the region is the killer whale or the Orca. This […]

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The famous Polynesians

Polynesians are the indigenous people who hail from the Pacific Islands. Over the years, some of their home territories have become occupied by European settlers. However, there are still vast numbers of the local people who have excelled in certain areas and have gone on to become household names. The indigenous people of the region […]

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The Fish in danger in the Pacific

As man has become more technologically adept at fishing many species are becoming endangered. The modern trawler can not only identify where fish are located, but they can even tell what species they are. Vast nets are able to sweep huger numbers of fish out of the ocean. With many boats, from a large variety […]

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Fishing the Pacific Ocean – Whaling

The Pacific Ocean is so large that it is home to virtually every species of fish. Different sea temperatures in different parts of the Ocean has resulted in the waters being able to provide a home to so many different types of fish. This large expanse of fish has also made a valuable food source […]

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The Islands of the Pacific Ocean – Part 2

Fiji is one of the most well-known islands in the Pacific Ocean and is part of the Melanesia group of islands. It consists of 330 Islands and 110 of these are permanently inhabited with three quarters of the population living on Viti Levu island. Fiji is located 1300 miles north-east from New Zealand and is […]

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The Islands of the Pacific Ocean – Part 1

The vast size of the Pacific Ocean means that there are huge numbers of different islands that are located in the region. These vary enormously in their shapes, their sizes and how they were formed. Some of these islands are ruled by other countries while other Islands have their own separate identity and nationality. There […]

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Countries on the East Coast of the Pacific Ocean

The international boundaries of the east coast of the Pacific Ocean are quite straight forward when compared to the west coast of the same Ocean. The eastern extent of the Pacific runs down the continents Northern, Southern and Central America. The United States has a huge coastline with the Pacific Ocean stretching from the international […]

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