Author: Raven Rentas

Raven lives in Fairview, NJ. Her academic interests include Newspaper and Online Journalism, and Social Welfare. Raven has spent many summers in a small village located in Croatia.

NAURU — Despite the high 90 percent unemployment rate and the fact that poverty remains prevalent in this small island country, hunger in Nauru is not exactly a major concern. However, that doesn’t mean that the nation doesn’t experience any problems concerning food. The people of Nauru do not suffer from lack of food, but rather from lack of nutrients. Nauru, which was once the richest island in the South Pacific, became impoverished after years of phosphate mining. The abundance of phosphate led to the island nation’s wealth and success. With phosphate exports helping the economy prosper, Nauru had the second highest…

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