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Why the Marshall Islands Is Trying to Launch a Cryptocurrency  Bloomberg

The country, facing rising seas and financial isolation, desperately needed a get-rich-quick scheme. Naturally, it decided to create a legal tender cryptocurrency.

Marshall Islands plans carbon neutral electricity production  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands is leading by example in the battle against climate change at the UN climate summit in Poland.

Radio New Zealand
Rising seas give Marshall Islands a stark choice: relocate or elevate  National Geographic

The navigational prowess of Marshall Islanders is legendary. For thousands of years, Marshallese have embraced their watery environment, building a culture ...

National Geographic
Marshall Islands leads by example at COP24 with green power plans  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands is leading by example at the COP24 climate meeting in Poland as it launched its road map to decarbonise its electricity sector by 2050.

Radio New Zealand
Weightlifting Brought Mattie Sasser From The Outback Of Marshall Islands To The Suburbs Of Chicago  TeamUSA.org

Growing up in a remote part of the Marshall Islands, Mattie Sasser was cut off from much of the world. Already far from any neighbors on the Pacific island nation, ...

Marshall Islands first nation to submit binding climate targets  Economic Times

The Marshall Islands is the first country to submit new, binding climate targets to the United Nations this week, sending a signal to other countries to commit to ...

Economic Times
Japan’s aid to Marshall Islands is latest pushback against China  South China Morning Post

The brief visit to Majuro marked the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two governmentsThe Japanese government is advocating a policy of a ...

South China Morning Post
Fisherman snares cocaine in Marshall Islands  Radio New Zealand

A fisherman on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands got more than he bargained for when he pulled in his throw net last week.

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands Becomes First Country to Submit Second, More Ambitious NDC | News  IISD Reporting Services

22 November 2018: The Marshall Islands has become the first country to submit its second nationally determined contribution (NDC), which sets a revised, more ...

IISD Reporting Services
Children's growth focus of new money for Marshall Islands  Radio New Zealand

Poor growth in Marshallese children has prompted President Hilda Heine to seek assistance from the World Bank which has responded with a $USD12million ...

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands releases map to decarbonize power by 2050  Scoop.co.nz

The Marshall Islands today released their plan to reduce electricity emissions by over half in just seven years, with further reductions leading to net zero ...

Marshall Islands sets new UN climate targets  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands has set new binding climate targets and encouraged other countries to follow suit.

Radio New Zealand
High Waves: Fisherman Catches 48 Kilos Of Cocaine In Marshall Islands  Social News Daily

One fisherman in the Marshall Islands even found 48 kilos of cocaine in the Marshall Islands amounting to as much as $4 million.

Social News Daily
Virtual Climate Summit chaired by Marshall Islands this week  Radio New Zealand

The environmental group Greenpeace is staging a flotilla in the Marshall Islands this week as part of the Climate Vulnerable Forum's Virtual Summit.

Radio New Zealand
Report: Assessor in Arizona Runs a 'Black Market' Adoption Agency  Phoenix New Times

Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen's adoption business practices may run afoul of an international treaty, according to a November 29 article published ...

Phoenix New Times
Into the Flames: Seabees provide aid to Marshall Islands firefighters  DVIDS

Into the Flames: Seabees provide aid to Marshall Islands firefighters. Story by Equipment Operator 3rd Class Cheyenne Dahlberg Seabees are renowned for ...

Marshall Islands, Cook Islands blamed for reform block at IMO  Radio New Zealand

The Cook Islands and the Marshall Islands could be hampering transparency reform at the International Maritime Organisation, an international NGO said.

Radio New Zealand
Taiwan, Marshall Islands sign 2 pacts to enhance cooperation | Politics  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Nov. 20 (CNA) Taiwan and the Marshall Islands signed two new agreements Tuesday in Majuro, capital of the Pacific nation, to further enhance ...

Focus Taiwan News Channel
Republic of the Marshall Islands  Scoop.co.nz

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:33 am | Republic of the Marshall Islands. The Marshall Islands today released their plan to reduce electricity emissions by ...

COP24: Fiji and Marshall Is commits to raise ambition of net zero emissions  Fiji Times

FIJI and Marshall Islands have become the first two nations to commit to raising the ambition of its nationally determined contributions for climate change by ...

Fiji Times
Taiwan's foreign affairs minister arrives in Marshall Islands | Politics  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Nov. 19 (CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) arrived in the Marshall Islands on Monday for a three-day visit that will celebrate 20 years of ...

Focus Taiwan News Channel
Present Valuation: Navigator Marshall Islands (NYSE: NVGS)  Reagents Global Market

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Navigator Marshall Islands. It is usually expressed as a percentage and is then r.

Reagents Global Market
Marshall Islands warned to cancel its ICO or be denied international aid  Inventiva

The Marshall Islands is launching its own cryptocurrency to boost its economy, but it might have run into a brick wall. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

Many issues still undecided on last day of COP24  RTE.ie

After two weeks of haggling negotiators at the COP24 climate talks in Katowice in Poland entered their last scheduled day with many issues still undecided.

Cryptocurrency SOV to be released as Marshall Islands president survives no-confidence vote  CoinReport

Cryptocurrency Sovereign (SOV) is going to be introduced as the national currency of the Republic of the Marshall Islands as planned, as, according to a report ...

Climate change is already deepening the refugee crisis  Axios

Sea level rise and drought are poised to uproot millions in coming decades.

World War II Diary: Remember Christmas 1943 … 75 years later  Northwest Georgia News

The heavy cruiser USS New Orleans (CA-32) was as valiant a warship as ever sailed under the American flag during World War II. From Pearl Harbor to the final ...

Northwest Georgia News
Current Fundamentals: Navigator Marshall Islands (NYSE: NVGS)  Reagents Global Market

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Navigator Marshall Islands. The EPS growth rate, as it is u.

Reagents Global Market
Marshall Islands forges ahead with national cryptocurrency  Inventiva

The Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) president Hilda Heine has survived a vote of no confidence by just one vote, meaning her proposed national ...

Marshalls police confiscate cocaine worth $4 million  Marianas Variety

MAJURO — A fisherman on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands got more than he bargained for when he pulled in his throw net last week: it contained 48 ...

Marianas Variety
Black Market Babies Archives  Honolulu Civil Beat

The first adoption boom caught everyone by surprise. The Republic of the Marshall Islands, a string of low-lying coral atolls halfway between Hawaii and Papua ...

Honolulu Civil Beat
Trading Results: Genco Shipping And Trading Limited New Marshall Islands (NYSE: GNK)  Reagents Global Market

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Genco Shipping And Trading Limited New Marshall Islands. Th.

Reagents Global Market
Taiwan's Foreign Minister visits Marshall...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) is visiting the Marshall Islands from Nov. 19 to 21 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ...

Taiwan News
COP 24: Sinking islands seek stronger climate action as U.S. looms  E&E News

KATOWICE, Poland — Small islands are fed up. Earth's smallest countries issued a list of demands today as U.N. climate talks move into the final stage in this ...

E&E News
Australia turns back on allies as it refuses to cut emissions above Paris pledge  The Guardian

EU and 27 countries vow to toughen commitments as environment minister's address at COP24 UN climate change summit accused of flying in face of reality.

The Guardian
Marshallese Adoptions Fuel A Lucrative Practice For Some Lawyers  Honolulu Civil Beat

U.S. and Marshall Islands officials say the law clearly bars women from traveling to America to give up babies for adoption. But some attorneys are still taking ...

Honolulu Civil Beat
Detainee Death Inquest | WWII Flag Returned | Petition Over Prof  Highland Park, IL Patch

North Shore Week in Headlines: Dec. 9 - Dec. 15 - Highland Park, IL - Headline: Landmark Demolition Dropped | World's Fair House Dismantled | Deerfield ...

Highland Park, IL Patch
Marshallese Women Revive Traditional Weaving  Hawaiipublicradio

Marshallese women from Majuro show off their jaki-ed or pandanus mats at the end of their apprenticeship with the Marshallese Weaving Cultural Restoration ...

Axios AM Deep Dive - December 15, 2018  Axios

A deeper look at the biggest topics impacting the future, by Axios subject matter experts. (Provided to all Axios AM subscribers, published periodically)

Long-Term IDs for FAS Citizens Passes Senate  Big Island Now

United States Senate unanimously passed legislation that would remove existing barriers that limit citizens of the Freely Associated States from accessing ...

Big Island Now
Global Compact for Migration Adopted This Week as Expected  Immigration Blog

Despite growing skepticism about the "Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration", the UN agreement was adopted this week at a conference in ...

Immigration Blog
Pacific nations call for action on climate change  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands has set new binding climate targets and encouraged other countries to follow suit.

Radio New Zealand
Pacific Island Hopper: The world's most scenic flight?  CNN

Flying from Honolulu to Guam and all points in between, the United Airlines Island Hopper is one of the world's most memorable air routes.

Investigation: Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen involved in questionable adoptions  AZCentral

Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen is facing national scrutiny for his involvement in questionable adoptions from the Marshall Islands.

There's A Distinct Disconnect Between American And Marshallese…  Honolulu Civil Beat

“Customary” adoptions have been very common in the Marshall Islands for decades. Relatives or friends raise the child for a time without the birth parents ever ...

Honolulu Civil Beat
Marshalls and FSM receive development boost from World Bank  Radio New Zealand

The World Bank plans to accelerate development in the Northern Pacific after a ten day visit to Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia.

Radio New Zealand
Earthquake Wednesday Has Pacific Islands on Tsunami Alert, Including Hawaii  Newsweek

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake in the South Pacific Ocean triggered a tsunami warning for the island of New Caledonia. Tsunami waves could quickly reach 10 feet ...

Senators support Arkansas Marshallese community  KAIT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KAIT) -Two Arkansas U.S. senators are stepping up in support of Marshallese. Republican senators Tom Cotton and John Boozman ...

Pacific island reps agree programs to end violence against women and girls must emerge locally  Fiji Times

REPRESENTATIVES from 11 Pacific Island countries participating at the 8th meeting of the Pacific Women's Network Against Violence Against Women ...

Fiji Times
The Marshall Islands Could Become The World's First Fully Crypto Nation  WhichBlockchain

The Marshall Islands has a unique and bold plan – it wants to get rid of money. Obviously, no country can function without some type of currency,

Lead or sue? Pacific islands take twin tracks on climate change  Climate Home

Vanuatu becomes the first nation state to threaten oil majors with climate damages lawsuits, while the Marshall Islands submits updated climate plan to the UN.

Climate Home
Study Finds Rising Sea Levels Result Of Expansive Colonization Effort By Dolphins  The Onion

LOS ANGELES—In a discovery poised to overturn years of climate science research, a study released Thursday by UCLA's Department of Oceanology revealed ...

The Onion
Forgotten Hero: Local veteran says he's left out after serving on atomic cleanup tour  KALB News

If you take the time to listen to stories from veterans, you're bound to hear an endless amount of interesting experiences that impacted their lives. No two stories ...

Australia can’t forget Micronesia  Policy Forum

Australia's decision to open new diplomatic posts in Palau and the Marshall Islands should be the first of many steps in an increased diplomatic footprintNew ...

Policy Forum
Experts warn of 'existential risk' at climate conference  The Arab Weekly

Hopes of a breakthrough on cutting carbon emissions at climate talks in Poland faded after two weeks of discussions at the UN Climate Change Conference ...

The Arab Weekly
'Oceania,' Art of the Islands | by Jenny Uglow | NYR Daily  The New York Review of Books

Lisa Reihana: in Pursuit of Venus [infected] (detail), 2015–2017 The wonders of the Royal Academy's “Oceania” exhibition begin with the evocation of a myriad ...

The New York Review of Books
Marshall Is and FSM receive development boost from World Bank  Radio New Zealand

The World Bank plans to accelerate development in the Northern Pacific after a ten day visit to Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia.

Radio New Zealand
Leaders Call for Increased Ambition at Climate Vulnerable Summit | News  IISD Reporting Services

22 November 2018: The Climate Vulnerable Summit, convened by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), an international cooperation group of developing ...

IISD Reporting Services
China's Xi Jinping woos Pacific islands at APEC to curb Taiwan's influence  Hong Kong Free Press

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will sit down with seven Pacific island allies Friday, doling out attention and perhaps some largesse in the hope of convincing more ...

Hong Kong Free Press
11 allies support Taiwan Interpol participation: MOFA | Politics  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Dec. 13 (CNA) Eleven diplomatic allies of the Republic of China (Taiwan) have voiced their support for the country's participation in the International ...

Focus Taiwan News Channel
Torres thanks Pacific neighbors for their aid - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads  Saipan Tribune

Gov. Ralph DLG Torres used his presence at the 15th Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission meeting to also personally thank the CNMI's Pacific ...

Saipan Tribune
Pacific island nations to resist US push for tuna quota increase  Undercurrent News

The group of small Pacific island nations that control the world's largest certified-sustainable tuna purse seine fishery say they will resist an effort expected this ...

Undercurrent News
Stellar Acquisition III Inc. Announces New Meeting Date for the Special Meeting of Shareholders to Approve Proposed Business Combination with Phunware, Inc. and Related Transactions  GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stellar Acquisition III, Inc. (“Stellar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: STLR) announced today that it has ...

Marshall Islands' president accuses Chinese interests of backing opponents  The Guardian

The Marshall Islands' president, Hilda Heine, says accusations that she is destroying the country's financial reputation by adopting a cryptocurrency are ...

The Guardian
Delaware court orders $2 million fine against Navimax, which was caught on video dumping oil into Atlantic  The News Journal

The U.S. District Court for Delaware has fined Navimax Corp., a Greek company, $2 million for dumping oil waste into the ocean last year.

The News Journal
Interview with Dr. David Krieger  International Policy Digest

John Scales Avery's interview with Dr. David Krieger, the founder and president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

International Policy Digest
Bristol City vs Norwich City live streaming: Watch online, preview, prediction & odds  101 Great Goals

If you want to watch Bristol City vs Norwich City online, these are the live streaming instructions. Match: Bristol City vs Norwich City. Competition: England ...

101 Great Goals
UNGA votes in favor of 8 pro-Palestine resolutions  Ma'an News Agency

WASHINGTON (Ma'an) -- The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted, early Saturday, in favor of eight resolutions on Palestine and a ninth on the ...

Ma'an News Agency
Birth Moms Sometimes Face Adoption Fraud Charges  Honolulu Civil Beat

But defense attorneys question why lawyers involved in the deals that go sour never face scrutiny.

Honolulu Civil Beat
Visa-free, visa on arrival travel for Indians to 59 countries  Khaleej Times

The Indian passport ranked 76 according to Henley Passport Index, 2018.

Khaleej Times
US exercises in Soviet 'lake.'  Sandusky Register

Get History every day in the Register. 75 years ago, 1943: A powerful American carrier fleet smashed four Japanese bases in the Marshall Islands and destroyed ...

Sandusky Register
Pacific countries side with Israel against UN probe  Radio New Zealand

Four Pacific Island countries have voted against a United Nations resolution to investigate Israel over its treatment of prisoners and detainees.

Radio New Zealand
Pacific disaster relief could be more effective, say women's groups  Matangi Tonga

Disaster relief in the Pacific would be more effective if post-natural disaster relief donors opened up conversations with local women's groups on the ground, the ...

Matangi Tonga
In 1944, a Japanese soldier carried a flag into battle. Decades later, New Trier students returned it to his brother.  Chicago Tribune

In 1944, 21-year-old Tokichi Shimizu, a Japanese soldier stationed on the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific, headed into battle. The young man carried with ...

Chicago Tribune
AP Interview: New Zealand minister says emissions to rise  WTOC

New Zealand has set itself apart from neighboring Australia by declaring climate change a top priority. But despite some lofty goals, greenhouse gas emissions ...

Remote Marshall Islands atoll plans to become the 'next Hong Kong'  Radio New Zealand

More than 5000 kilometres away from his home in the Marshall Islands, the Mayor of Rongelap unveiled his grand design for the remote coral atoll of 61 islets ...

Radio New Zealand
COP24 live blog  pv magazine International

pv magazine's Max Hall is back on the beat at COP24 in Katowice for more climate change related shenanigans, and will be endeavoring to uncover any solar ...

pv magazine International
When you leave the Marshall Islands, you buy a one-way ticket, on standby  Mashable

This is the second of a three-part multimedia project that spotlights the daily lives of Marshall Islands residents. Kim Wall, Coleen Jose, and Jan Hendrik Hinzel ...

Australia looks to partner India in the pacific region for joint projects amid Chinese inroads  Economic Times

Australia which has announced a slew of projects last month to boost infrastructure in the Pacific islands amid increasing Chinese inroads in the region is ...

Economic Times
Ghoramara: the Indian island disappearing into the sea  The Week UK

Residents living on India's Ghoramara Island are calling on their government to help them relocate, after losing more than half of their lands to rising sea levels ...

The Week UK
Saipan hosts Western Pacific fire chiefs conference  Marianas Variety

SAIPAN hosted the 7th Annual Western Pacific Islands Association of Fire Chiefs Conference whose theme was “Technology in the Fire *Service*,” Department of ...

Marianas Variety
Auckland Fuel Tax charged to Niue and Cook Islands  Newsroom

The Government had to move fast to protect Pacific Island economies from the “unintended consequences” of the Auckland Fuel Tax.

WWII Japanese Battle Flag Found At New Trier Returned To Family  Winnetka, IL Patch

NTHS Students Help Return WWII Japanese Flag - Winnetka-Glencoe, IL - "During the 90 years of my life, I have never received letters that moved me so much," ...

Winnetka, IL Patch
Male advocates needed to end violence against women  Radio New Zealand

Pacific islanders are discussing how men can advocate for an end to violence against women.

Radio New Zealand
One suspected driver of the migrant 'caravan': climate change  WZVN-TV

By John D. Sutter, CNN InvestigatesVideo by Bryce Urbany, McKenna Ewen, David Muñoz and John D. Sutter, CNNData analysis by Aaron Kessler, CNN.

Pacific agencies step up fight against illegal fishing  Radio New Zealand

Illegal, unreported and unregulated, or IUU, fishing in the Pacific is being targeted like never before following calls by Pacific leaders for action.

Radio New Zealand
Native American Families Once Faced A Similar Adoption Crisis  Honolulu Civil Beat

Experts say Marshallese adoptions would benefit from the rules put in place to stop adoption abuse and cultural loss in Native American tribes.

Honolulu Civil Beat
FWCC convenes flagship Pacific meeting on ending violence against women  Fiji Times

MORE than 60 participants from 11 Pacific countries are gathered at the Warwick Resort in Sigatoka for the 8th Meeting of the Pacific Women's Network Against ...

Fiji Times
The InsuResilience Global Partnership – A multi stakeholder initiative to protect the poor and vulnerable against disasters - World  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on World and 4 other countries about Climate Change and Environment and Disaster Management; published on 10 Dec ...

Wyden praises Senate OK of 'compact migrants' bill  KTVZ

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., praised Thursday's Senate passage of a bipartisan bill clarifying that citizens of three former U.S. territories now living in the United ...

Calls for pollution cuts expected from climate forum in Marshalls this week  Radio New Zealand

Climate vulnerable Pacific countries are renewing calls this week for all nations to match their efforts to combat global temperature rise.

Radio New Zealand
Fiji demonstrates global climate change leadership  Matangi Tonga

Fiji will be launching its Low Emission Development Strategy in Katowice, Poland on December 13 during the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN ...

Matangi Tonga
Marshall Islands warned against adopting digital currency  BBC News

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has been warned against adopting a digital currency as a second form of legal tender. The International Monetary Fund ...

BBC News
Within Decades, Floods May Render Much of Marshall Islands Uninhabitable  National Geographic

For the Marshall Islands, climate change isn't some distant, future danger: It is already wreaking havoc across the Pacific country's more than 1,100 low-lying ...

National Geographic
Passing of Ann and Bill Stewart  Marianas Variety

THE purpose of this letter is to let the friends of Ann and Bill Stewart passed. Ann passed about a week ago and Bill passed on just a few days ago. The daughter ...

Marianas Variety
Marshall Islands marches toward zero greenhouse emissions by 2050  Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Marshall Islands, an atoll-nation vulnerable to sea level rise from climate change, announced steps on ...

Marshall Islands President Survives No Confidence Vote Prompted by National Crypto Plans  Cointelegraph

News. The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine has narrowly survived a no confidence vote that was partly prompted by her plans to ...

Marshall Islands rare nation untouched by soccer's sprawling reach  USA TODAY

The tiny country made up of islands and atolls with about 53000 residents still hasn't caught on to the world's top sport.

The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency  The Verge

The Marshall Islands made its own cryptocurrency, doing away with the US dollar. The government has signed the change into law, making the "sovereign" its ...

The Verge
US fails in bid for UN condemnation of Hamas  FRANCE 24 English

A US resolution championed by Ambassador Nikki Haley to condemn the Palestinian Hamas movement at the United Nations for firing rockets at Israel failed to ...

FRANCE 24 English

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Marshall Islands WebSites

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Iakwe! Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands) to the United States of America in Washington, D.C.
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Marshall Islands, officially Republic of the Marshall Islands, Marshallese Majōl, country in the central Pacific Ocean.It consists of some of the easternmost islands of Micronesia.The Marshalls are composed of more than 1,200 islands and islets in two parallel chains of coral atolls—the Ratak, or Sunrise, to the east and the Ralik, or Sunset, to the west.
The Gilbert and Marshall Islands Campaign were a series of battles fought from November 1943 through February 1944, in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the United States and the Empire of Japan.They were the first steps of the drive across the central Pacific by the United States Pacific Fleet and Marine Corps.The purpose was to establish airfields and naval bases that would allow ...
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Marshall Islands, a small country of 53,000 people in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, may become the first sovereign state to make a cryptocurrency its legal tender, which means that its official digital currency must be accepted as a means of payment.
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The World Bank’s Pacific Island member countries have a population of about 2.3 million people, spread across a unique and diverse region made up of hundreds of islands, and scattered over an area equivalent to 15 percent of the globe’s surface.

Marshall Islands Wiki

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Marshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), are an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country's population of 53,158 people (at the 2011 Census) is spread out over 29 coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets.The islands share maritime boundaries with the Federated States of Micronesia to the west, Wake Island to the north, Kiribati to the southeast, and Nauru to the south. About 27,797 of the islanders (at the 2011 Census) live on Majuro, which contains the capital. Data from the United Nations indicates an estimated population in 2016 of 53,066. In 2016, 73.3% of the population were defined as being "urban". The UN also indicates a population density of 295 per km2 (765 people per mi2) and its projected 2020 population is 53,263.Micronesian colonists reached the Marshall Islands using canoes circa 2nd millennium BC, with interisland navigation made possible using traditional stick charts. They eventually settled here. Islands in the archipelago were first explored by Europeans in the 1520s, starting with Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese at the service of Spain, Juan Sebastián Elcano and Miguel de Saavedra. Spanish explorer Alonso de Salazar reported sighting an atoll in August 1526. Other expeditions by Spanish and English ships followed. The islands derive their name from British explorer John Marshall, who visited in 1788. The islands were historically known by the inhabitants as "jolet jen Anij" (Gifts from God).Spain claimed the islands in 1592, and the European powers recognized its sovereignty over the islands in 1874. They had been part of the Spanish East Indies formally since 1528. Later, Spain sold some of the islands to the German Empire in 1885, and they became part of German New Guinea that year, run by the trading companies doing business in the islands, particularly the Jaluit Company. In World War I the Empire of Japan occupied the Marshall Islands, which in 1920, the League of Nations combined with other former German territories to form the South Pacific Mandate. During World War II, the United States took control of the islands in the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign in 1944. Nuclear testing began in 1946 and concluded in 1958.The US government formed the Congress of Micronesia in 1965, a plan for increased self-governance of Pacific islands. The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands in 1979 provided independence to the Marshall Islands, whose constitution and president (Amata Kabua) were formally recognized by the US. Full sovereignty or Self-government was achieved in a Compact of Free Association with the United States. Marshall Islands has been a United Nations member state since 1991. Politically, the Marshall Islands is a presidential republic in free association with the United States, with the US providing defense, subsidies, and access to U.S.-based agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission and the United States Postal Service. With few natural resources, the islands' wealth is based on a service economy, as well as some fishing and agriculture; aid from the United States represents a large percentage of the islands' gross domestic product. The country uses the United States dollar as its currency.The majority of the citizens of the Republic of Marshall Islands, formed in 1982, are of Marshallese descent, though there are small numbers of immigrants from the United States, China, Philippines, and other Pacific islands. The two official languages are Marshallese, which is a member of the Malayo-Polynesian languages, and English. Almost the entire population of the islands practices some religion, with three-quarters of the country either following the United Church of Christ – Congregational in the Marshall Islands (UCCCMI) or the Assemblies of God.