Tsunami cautioning cancelled after South Pacific earthquake

Quake of 7.7 magnitude puts residents on alert in Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and other island countries Buildings have been damaged in the Solomon Islands after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast early on Friday, but…

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The new Hawaii? Surfers flock to Taiwan, an island nation that fears the sea

Typhoon swell and a host of surf spots have put a fishing village on the pro-circuit a big change for a culture whose unease with China generated an aversion to the ocean Set against a background of lush green mountains…

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Lives in the balance: climate change and the Marshall Islands

The numerous atolls that make up the island nation are now regularly swamped due to sea level rise. But as more people flee for the US, many fear their culture will be lost to a country that has already taken…

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