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Yellow Crazy Ants Invade Johnston Atoll

Posted 15 August 2010 | By | Categories: History | 1 Comment

Tweet “The Forgotten Island of Johnston Atoll” generated some great responses from those involved presently and historically with this remote atoll in the middle of the Pacific. This includes updates from Susan White, Project Leader for Pacific Reefs National Wildlife Refuge Complex which encompasses Johnston Island and civilian Shelby Magnuson-Hawkins in charge of pest control […]


The Forgotten Island of Johnston Atoll

Posted 18 July 2010 | By | Categories: History, Technology Landscape | 106 Comments

Tweet In 1995 the U.S. government declassified a set of military documents which outlined the real story behind a series of failed high-altitude nuclear tests and atmospheric air drops during 1962 on a tiny atoll in the middle of the Pacific called Johnston Island. Barely a mile long this island is permanent record of the […]