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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... across oceans and boundaries to form a countrybased on freedom and equality for Black populations. MARION S. TRIKOSKO MARION S. TRIKOSKO As Africans settled in the U.K., they found themselves subject to the same pressures, living in the same areas, and feeling the same oppression...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 101–108.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Ron O’Dor; Edward Vanden Berghe Ron O’Dor is a professor of marine biology at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Census of Marine Life Senior Scientist. Edward Vanden Berghe is Executive Director of the Ocean Biogeographic Information System at Rutgers University...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 18–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... “I was rained on in February,” Robert said speaking of an experience he had in winter 2006. “To me, an Iñupiaq, residing on the edge of the Arctic Ocean, to be rained on in February is strange.” In the winter of 2005 to 2006, a thousand caribou from the Teshekpuk Lake herd came over to the Arctic NWR...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 112–118.
Published: 01 December 2017
... into the ocean, their skirts floating like lilies on the water. In front of them, rows of red and green bundles dotted the ocean, evoking winning lines in a game of Connect Four. The seaweed seedlings stretched as far as the eye could see. These women were there to harvest them. Mwanaisha Makame, a seaweed...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 14–17.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Bruno Tremblay explains, “You warm the surface ocean; you melt more ice; you melt more ice, you have more open water; more open water, more sunshine being absorbed; and you can actually lose a lot of ice very quickly.” Ice melt may also release even more greenhouse gas into the atmosphere...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., was efficiently regulated by the strong apparatus of the 17th century Mughal Empire. It therefore emerged as the principle global currency of the maritime Indian Ocean World, because tradesmen could trust its purity and weight and rely on its acceptance. The Indian rupee became legal tender in much of the Persian...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... termed “the Achilles heels of the Earth system.” Using science-speak, he talked of “switch-and-choke points” and “large scale discontinuities” to describe the possibility that key natural systems whose stability we take for granted—like the Atlantic Ocean’s jet stream and a mechanism called...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
... menace. One of the first recorded comparisons between the Caribbean and paradise came from Christopher Columbus in 1492 as he gazed upon the islands during his first voyage west. As we all know, Columbus sailed the ocean blue on behalf of the monarchs of Spain, both to find a faster trade route...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 28–38.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and prosperity are approaching a crossroads. In this largely undeveloped territory, a $40-billion governmental deal struck with a privately held Chinese firm now aims to bring trade, tourism, and jobs by way of an interoceanic shipping canal—the second linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across Central...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
... planet—only a slight contrast to the global disaster he has imagined in his landmark work, Seveneves . Our Map Room uncovers the Indian Ocean’s still unmapped surfaces and depths. Then the inimitable Jack Devine, who once ran the entire clandestine service of the Central Intelligence Agency, and whose...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
... (The Prince of Clouds) ( Pocket Jeunesse, 2009 ). © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute PARIS—Extremophiles thrive in the bubbling acidic springs of Yellowstone, in ocean beds miles below the sea surface, and in the radioactive pools of nuclear power plants. They flourish...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., but not deceitful. Historians, some of whom speculated for years that the Kenya documents had been loaded onto a Lancaster bomber and dropped in the ocean, are not all convinced. None of this bodes well for an empire on the defensive. The migrated archive contains files not only from Kenya, but also from 37...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the world’s oceans and warn about new dangers hidden beneath the sea. Finally, in his Coda, World Policy Journal Editor David A. Andelman investigates politics’ revolving doors and suggests how the world might meet the challenges of ever more rapid change. As the 50th anniversary year of our parent...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... on display during two presidential races: at home in Liberia, where voters will choose a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in October, and across the Atlantic Ocean, in the United States. While many people know that Liberia was founded by freed American slaves, that fact alone does not do...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 55–62.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in the Caribbean, and it was very important that Cuba was there. Island countries are directly threatened by the rising level of the oceans. WPJ: France was represented at the Bonn preparatory conference in June. Did you have the impression that you were on the right track for December? ROYAL: Yes...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the world, known today as Latin America, was precocious: It has specialized in losing ever since those remote times when Renaissance Europe ventured across the ocean and buried their teeth in the throats of Indian civilizations.” Galeano, who died in 2015, argued that Europe and the U.S. had plundered...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 10–13.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and Nicaragua continue to fight it out at The Hague in a disagreement over territorial waters. Bolivia and Chile have yet to resume full diplomatic relations following a breakdown over Bolivia’s aspiration to secure access to the Pacific Ocean. Guyana and Venezuela have been skirmishing at their border, while...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... hotspot. a rule of thumb applied by tax havens suggests that the best way to disguise inaction is by pretending to do something. Tax havens can be classified into two large groups. First are those that always come to mind—palm-filled islands scattered across the Pacific Ocean...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in of missiles has reduced the margin of safety 1914 and 1916, continued this policy. the oceans once provided. But even before This is not to say that all American po­ the air age, no American leader, including litical leaders believed absolute security was Jefferson, has ever been prepared to see...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2001
... limits on Chi­ tanks, and laser-guided artillery from Rus­ nese ambitions. A Spartan approach would sia. India, which is negotiating to buy a insist on maintaining predominance in the used aircraft carrier and to lease a nuclear Indian Ocean, and jealously guard the An­ submarine from Russia...