It is a story about the Ils n’ont pas attendu d’avoir 40 ans pour accumuler les millions, Que ce soit en brillant dans le sport, en lançant une start-up ou en faisant fructifier un capital dont ils ont hérité.
It's taken nearly 18 years but I was finally closing in on my goal to visit every country in the world.
Understanding Australia’s phosphate mining history on Banaba puts into context its current controversial relationship with Nauru and Christmas Island (in the Indian Ocean) as refugee detention centers, so critical to the bipartisan Australian policy of stopping asylum seekers who come by sea at all costs. Understanding Australia’s phosphate mining history puts into context its current controversial relationship with Nauru and Christmas Island (in the Indian Ocean) as refugee detention centers, so critical to the bipartisan Australian policy of stopping asylum seekers who come by sea at all I am referring to the Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean—an Australian territory formerly mined by the British Phosphate Commissioners—not the Christmas or Kiritimati, Island that is in Kiribati and a wildlife sanctuary.
For hundreds of thousands of years, long before the first humans arrived, migratory birds used the island as a pit-stop and restroom. So much so, that the island’s government is examining the option of relocating the island’s population of 9,500 to another island.
They covered the island in a thick layer of fossilised shit, better know in polite circles as , one of the “richest” nations, per capita, on the planet. It also transformed the island into an ugly, barren, rocky outcrop where nothing grows. The moonscape of Nauru Today, the “rich” islanders have among the world’s highest rates of obesity and diabetes. With rising sea levels, Nauru’s people may earn the double distinction of becoming the planet’s first climate environmental refugees.
Aside from the evidence in the vast amount of official documentation on the strategic value of phosphate to Australia in the National Archives, the National Library and various state libraries and collections across Australia, both Banabans and Nauruans took Australia to court over the impact of mining on their See the positive overview of the work of Pinnacle, the Nauruan Rehabilitation Corporation, funded by Australia, and contrast with an interview with Australian engineer Surawski, "Nauru Rehabilitation Under Threat," Radio Australia, 22 March 2012 the Australian co-owned mining company in a case ending in 1976 that included 206 days of court hearings and a trip of the entire British High Court to Ocean Island.
In 1989 Nauru took Australia to the International Court of Justice for underpaying phosphate royalties in the period of mining before independence in 1968.