• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Marshall Islands

This entry provides a brief overview of the media and communications landscape in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, a Micronesian island nation in the northern Pacific Ocean. It first provides a background of the country and then discusses the country’s media landscape.

Background

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has a population of 53,000 and consists of 29 atolls, 24 of which are inhabited. The country gained its independence in 1979 but has a history of environmental damage due to its being a nuclear test site during World War II. The issue of environmental damage surfaced when other environmental factors became prominent in 2015. Local politician and climate change advocate, the late Tony De Brum, was instrumental in bringing the small nation’s environmental issues to the ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles