Kathy used to write marine and environmental stories at Kontinentalist. She was history-trained but does other things now instead, like running an ecotourism shark conservation business, The Dorsal Effect. When free, she enjoys being in the ocean, trying to spot some sharks or just home cuddling with her cavvie, Danea.
Where and what are the Chagos Islands?
Diego Garcia and UK–US relations
The plight of the displaced islanders
Support for Mauritius' claims on Chagos Islands
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