Pacific islands

Elisabeth Holland

An American scientist stands up for the Pacific Islands at UN climate talks


Elisabeth Holland says countries like Fiji are facing a “truly existential crisis.”

Burial grounds in Majuro.

Rising seas are washing away graves in the Marshall Islands

Kiribati beach

Former Kiribati president eyes massive infrastructure projects to save his island nation

The US Department of Energy’s laboratory in Enewetak houses a full-body counter to detect levels of cesium ingested by individuals. It was out of service when we arrived on the atoll.

Stories from quarantine: Reporters tested for radiation in the Marshall Islands