The documentary is called "The Last Generation.” Facing rising sea levels that could one day submerge their entire country, the three children from the Marshall Islands featured in the project hope their people will live through any calamities caused by climate change.
The Bikini Anthem preserves the history of the Marshall Islands, which gained independence on May 1, 1979.
Mentors and liaisons in Springdale are determined to help Marshallese students preserve their language and culture, despite state law. And they hope their programs can grow.
The Marshall Islands were the site of some of the first nuclear tests conducted by the US. Now 70 years on, though, many residents are still awaiting promised compensation.
As the Marshall Islands face the threat of rising sea levels, some 2,000 Marshallese American students in Arkansas are feeling a different kind of pressure.
The Marshall Islands are imperiled by climate change. And it's not some theoretical future problem. It's a now problem.
This is what happens when you visit parts of the Pacific islands where the US conducted 67 nuclear tests from 1948 to 1958, exploding the equivalent of 1.6 Hiroshima bombs every day for more than a decade.
Leaders from all over the world have gathered in New York to attend the UN Climate Summit. The first thing they heard was an impassioned poem from a mother and activist from the Marshall Islands, a tiny nation in the Pacific that may no longer exists if climate change isn't halted.
As world leaders discuss future steps against climate change, some nations say they simply don't have time to wait. Many, like the Marshall Islands, are Pacific island nations whose citizens are already fleeing rising waters and disappearing homes.
Ukraine continues to try and find a way out of its political confrontation, but on Friday, police blundered into more trouble. They attacked a bus full of pro-government activists, mistaking them for the anti-government kind. Plus, an historic fireplace was discovered in Israel and, in the Pacific, a man comes ashore after spending, he says, 16 months at sea, in today's Global Scan.
Palestinians scored a diplomatic victory on Thursday when the United Nations General Assembly granted their request for nonmember observer status, rejecting a call from Israel and the United States to put that off until Israel and the Palestinians reach a permanent peace agreement.