A new study that lists almost 14,000 plant species shows that New Guinea is the most diverse island on the planet when it comes to flora.
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A market-based system with the right incentives could bring more coastal and island nations together to improve ocean conservation efforts.
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Research finds that the first Caribbean islanders came straight from South America to the northern Caribbean, initially settling Cuba, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.
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Many island conifers are facing extinction, report researchers, even when considering different kinds of wiggle room.
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The mystery of the locations of statues on Easter Island may have an answer, researchers say.
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After more than a century of debate about whether California's Santa Catalina Island is rising or sinking, researchers may have the answer.
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