Essays Tagged: "Marshall Islands"

History of The Marshall Islands

History of the Marshall IslandsThe Marshall Islands is a republic of 29 atolls and 5 coral islands. The islands are ... nds. The islands areone of the four main groups that make up Micronesia. The nearest neighbor to theMarshalls are the Federated States of Micronesia. They're only 26 populated islands inthe Marshalls ... at make up the western Ralik group and theeastern Ratak group. Now that you know what and where the Marshall Islands are I'llexplain the history.The very early people of the Marshalls had no written l ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Damages Caused By Nuclear Accidents

Many places have suffered from nuclear radiation exposure, such as Chernobyl, Marshall Islands, Japan, the United States, and Kurchatov (Braverstock). Due to the risks involved w ... . "From 1946 until 1958, the US exploded sixty-seven nuclear weapons on Bikini and Enewetak [in the Marshall Islands], and, with one exception, the prevailing winds carried the fallout to sea" (Woodar ... , winds shifted so the fallout of a nuclear test passed over Rongelap and Utrik (two islands in the Marshall Islands area). The inhabitants were evacuated, but later sent back because radiation levels ...

(7 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Global Warming

6 percent of the Netherlands, 17.5 percent of Bangladesh, and 80 percent of the Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Rising waters might force the occupants of numerous small island nations to migrat ...

(14 pages) 51 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Radioactive Iodine and the Effects on the Human Body

s cancer risks. The Chernobyl nuclear plant accident and the test of the BRAVO hydrogen bomb in the Marshall Islands are two examples of documented and researched events. According to a research study ... ks were elevated for twenty years after the accident (Brenner). The hydrogen bomb was tested on the Marshall Islands in 1954, and there was a large I-131 fallout as a result. Most of the inhabitants o ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Growth in the Third World

habiting it. Between 1946 and 1954, three nuclear bombs were detonated by the US in the area of the Marshall Islands, which the United States were made trustees of by the United Nations. Two of these ... rustees of by the United Nations. Two of these bombs directly damaged natural and human life of the Marshall Islands. Following these incidents, the US attempted to "help" the Marshallese, which resul ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays