MICRONESIA POPULATION: 106,104
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|In 1979 the Federated States of Micronesia, a UN Trust Territory under US administration, adopted a constitution. In 1986, independence was attained under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and overdependence on US aid.|
I'm surprised it took so long for someone from Micronesia to visit this blog site. I once spent a few days in Palau.
Surely enough, there is an alarming rate of obesity in Micronesia.
There are thousands of islands here, but with only a total area equal to Maui plus Kauai. The total population is approaching 110,000.
Like hula dancers in Hawaii, there are Micronesian dances:
The future of Micronesia? Maybe the Blue Revolution, for OTEC has now and then come up as an option. Xenesys and Saga University of Japan have proposed Palau for this option.