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  1. Greenpeace head and climate activist face courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Scoop

    ... for the climate, and for people power High profile witnesses in the Taitu case, including the former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong; one of the world's leading climate scientists, James Hansen; 350.org founder, Bill McKibben; and UN ...

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  2. Kiribati National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | State Department

    On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, please accept my best wishes as you and the people of Kiribati celebrate your National Day. The United States and the Republic of Kiribati share a close partnership based on mutual respect and common interests.

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  3. MILESTONES: July 3, birthdays for Tom Cruise, Partynextdoor, Audra McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... was believed to be adrift between Howland Island and the Gilbert Islands, which are known now as the Republic of Kiribati, geographically an atoll (ribbon reef) of about 16 "islands." This atoll is midway between Papua New Guinea and Hawaii, which ...

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  4. Peters: Next Steps - Otago Foreign Policy School speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | Scoop

    ... be it from Europe, Japan, or Australia. A further example of our stepped-up approach will be our support for a Kiribati land reclamation project as a response to the existential threat of climate change. This week the Government of Kiribati said it ...

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  5. Fiji uses solar power to help reduce emissions amid climate-related disastersRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 30 | Xinhuanet

    ... the next 13 years. Fiji has offered to give permanent refuge to people displaced by climate, including those from Kiribati and Tuvalu islands in case the island nations are submerged in the sea altogether. Kiribati is a state in the central Pacific ...

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  6. Hillary Laureate 2018 AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | Scoop

    ... Sweden's Johan RockstrA m; the UK's Jeremy Leggett (2009) and Tim Jackson (2016); China's Peggy Liu (2010); former Kiribati President Anote Tong (2012); Amazon Watch Founder Atossa Soltani (2013) and from the US, Michael Brune (2015) and Aimee ...

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  7. Interview: Climate Change and the Disappearing Islands of KiribatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Humans Rights Watch

    The Republic of Kiribati, a group of 33 Pacific Islands home to 100,000 people, sits on average six feet above sea level. Scientists believe that at some point this century, these islands may become uninhabitable as ocean levels rise due to climate change.

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  8. These Movies Haunted Me at the Human Rights Watch FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... theme of women's empowerment and tackle other newsworthy issues with nuance. The sobering "Anote's Ark" concerns Kiribati , a low-lying Pacific nation that will be swallowed by the sea within the century. The movie weaves two stories, that of Anote ...

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  9. New documentaries bring climate change to the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Grist Magazine

    ... movies and shorts featured during the long weekend, but here's the lowdown on a few noteworthy films. If you type "Kiribati" into Google Maps, it takes a while and requires multiple zooms to find it. That exercise is somewhat symbolic because the ...

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  10. Leave No Man BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... died on Nov. 20, 1943, during the invasion of Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands (now the Republic of Kiribati). Krieger was posthumously awarded the Victory Medal - World War II, the Purple Heart, and the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, ...

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  11. International Documentary Festival: The weird, the wacky, the trueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... 74 films from New Zealand and around the world. Francesca Rudkin picks some of the highlights. tells the story of Kiribati, the Pacific nation on the brink of disappearing. Canadian photographer Matthieu Rytz's visually stunning debut feature ...

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  12. New film about sinking country to headline documentary festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Imagine if we were told that our island home would become uninhabitable in less than 60 years because of climate change. That's the problem that faces the people of Kiribati.

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  13. Altoona Marine to be laid to rest almost 75 years after he was killed in actionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Pocono Record

    ... a native of Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, died on the second day of the battle of Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati, on Nov. 21 in 1943, on his 20th birthday. When he died McNichol was assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd ...

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  14. Internationally Acclaimed Directors Visit AotearoaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Scoop

    ... over the world. Anote's Ark Making its Asia-Pacific premiere, the opening feature of the festival is Anote's Ark . Kiribati's former President Anote Tong, who is the subject of the film, attends the Festival, as does director Matthieu Rytz. Matthieu ...

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  15. DOXA 2018 review: Anote's ArkRead the original story

    May 5, 2018 | The Georgia Straight

    "We we were so isolated we thought we'd be immune from the tribulations of this world," says Anote Tong, former president of the equatorial island nation of Kiribati. "But no."

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  16. Corporal Raymond BarkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... Cpl. Raymond Anderson, who was found on the island of Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands (now the Republic of Kiribati) by dental records and X-Rays. He was survived by his parents, Harley and Hazel (Sisley) Barker; two sisters, Ruby (Seymour) ...

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  17. Govt drops charges against GreenpeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Scoop

    ... agree, given the importance of this issue," says Norman. High profile witnesses including the former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong; the world's leading climate scientist, James Hansen; and UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change lead ...

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  18. Govt drops charges against Greenpeace for its protest at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Scoop

    ... agree, given the importance of this issue," says Norman. High profile witnesses including the former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong; the world's leading climate scientist, James Hansen; and UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change lead ...

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  19. The Queen and the future of the CommonwealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | ABC News

    ... likely to have more star power and possibly more spare time than someone like, Anote Tong, the former President of Kiribati. So, if nothing else, we can expect all leaders to pay heartfelt tributes to a ruler, who has arguably done as much as anyone ...

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  20. UNICEF and NZ partnership on Pacific children's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Scoop

    Today, the United Nations Children's Fund and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade signed a NZ$7 million agreement to support the prevention and reduction of newborn mortality in Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Mr Nikenike Vurobaravu, High Commissioner of the Republic of Vanuatu, and H.E. Mr. John Patteson Oti, High Commissioner of the Solomon Islands in Fiji, and Acting Head of Mission of the Republic of Kiribati, Mr David Teaabo, with partners committing to support health interventions in the first 1,000 days of a child's life to help prevent and reduce newborn mortality and create conditions in which children can thrive.

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