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Hunga Tonga Should Have Been Obliterated by 2021 Eruption. It Wasn't

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Scientists found that the volcano was still structurally sound, despite its violent eruption, and that pockets of wildlife nearby are still thriving.
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The Brief Life and Watery Death of a '70s Libertarian Micronation

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A wealthy American wanted to build an island republic. The king of Tonga had other ideas.
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Tonga's internet is restored 5 weeks after big volcanic eruption

Tonga's internet is restored 5 weeks after big volcanic eruption

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The restoration of the internet comes as the South Pacific island nation grapples with its first outbreak of the coronavirus. (Image credit: POIS Christopher Szumlanski/AP)
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Tonga's internet restored 5 weeks after volcanic eruption, tsunami

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Tonga's main internet connection to the rest of the world has finally been restored more than five weeks after a huge volcanic eruption and tsunami
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Tonga internet reconnected five weeks after volcanic eruption

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Massive eruption and tsunami had ruptured undersea cable, leaving residents with only makeshift satellite connections.
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'We want one disaster, not two': Disaster-struck Tonga struggles to keep Covid at bay

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The Pacific nation of Tonga is emerging from lockdown amid its first coronavirus outbreak, compounding the damage from a volcanic eruption and tsunami last month.
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Tonga Is Receiving 'Contactless' Aid. There are Pros and Cons

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Covid-era travel restrictions have mostly prevented expatriate aid workers from flying into Pacific island nations after natural disasters. The results are mixed.
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Tonga's virus outbreak growing rapidly with omicron confirmed

Tonga's virus outbreak growing rapidly with omicron confirmed

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Health Minister Saia Piukala told reporters that 31 more people had tested positive for the virus, nearly doubling Tonga's active cases for the second day in a row, local media...
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Why has WhereIsPengShuai reignited online?

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The Stream also revisits Tonga after the volcanic eruption and the rape crisis in Sierra Leone.
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Covid Live News: Virginia Judge Blocks Youngkin's Order on Optional School Masks

3 monthes ago   |     |   3 articles

The ruling temporarily suspended an order that Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, signed on the day he took office. The virus adds to the troubles of tsunami-ravaged Tonga.
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