OIA Blogs

OIA Blogs: Who are Pacific Islanders?


The Office of Management and Budget’s Directive 15 on race and ethnic standards for federal statistics and administrative reporting defines Pacific Islanders as persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Pacific Islands.

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OIA Blogs: Micronesia is a Biodiversity Hotspot – A Highlight


Trina Leberer, the Pacific Division Director at The Nature Conservancy based on Guam discusses the value of Micronesia's biodiversity, conservation efforts in the Micronesia region, among the Insular Areas, and the important interconnectivity of life and resources and resource protection for livelihoods both on land and sea.

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