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  1. Pacific Island nations: 'Climate change, not war, the main security threat' in the regionRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Green Left Weekly

    ... Islands Forum comprises 14 very small countries - the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu - ...


  2. Samoan PM slams Australia's fossil foolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | Green Left Weekly

    ... Pacific nations did not know what they were doing..." Tuilaepa's words follow on from the stinging message given by Kiribati President Anote Tong before the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015 . His intervention brought global attention to the ...


  3. Fishing activity skyrocketed ahead of ban in South Pacific areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | EurekAlert!

    ... Santa Barbara. His three co-authors are at UCSB. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area is located in the Republic of Kiribati, an ocean nation between Australia and Hawaii. Its size is comparable to California and is one of the largest marine reserves ...


  4. Short-Wave Radio Reports May Offer Best Evidence of Amelia Earhart's FateRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | QST

    ... Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan landed, and eventually died, on Gardner Island, now Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati," its website says. In July 1937, a young teenager named Betty Klenck, listening to short-wave bands on her family's radio, ...


  5. A view of Abaiang, a coral atoll in the nation of Kiribati that is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | National Catholic Reporter

    A view of Abaiang, a coral atoll in the nation of Kiribati that is threatened by climate change More evidence that Trumpism is taking over not just the Republican Party but the conservative movement: The Federalist has a review of a book that argues Europe is dying , on account of immigration from Muslim majority countries , and on account of intellectual patterns that fail to acknowledge and defend tribal identities . One review of one book does not amount to a hill of beans, but I fear that an editorial decision to include this nonsense is a disturbing sign that The Federalist, which I have long disagreed with on other grounds, is caving to the Bannonite vision.


  6. Excellent Read(s): Hot Enough For Ya?Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2018 | Balloon Juice

    ... "This is what happens when climate change forces an entire country to seek higher ground" Small island states like Kiribati and the Maldives have become symbols of the potential impacts of global warming. At the 2015 Paris climate summit, they ...


  7. Tuvalu Seeks to Increase Women's Representation in ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Scoop

    ... positions." To support an enriching environment for reflection and open discussions, the Hon. Teima Onorio of Kiribati and Hon. Dr Boreham shared their experiences on the challenges and tribulations of running for office throughout their political ...


  8. What happens when climate change forces a country to seek higher ground?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Prince George Citizen

    Kiribati President Anote Tong speaks at the 64th annual United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 25, 2009.


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

    Jul 19, 2018 | 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; founder, Bill McKibben; and UN ...


  10. Kiribati National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | 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.


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

    Jul 3, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 1, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Jun 30, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Jun 28, 2018 | 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 ...


  15. 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.


  16. 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 ...


  17. 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 ...


  18. 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, ...


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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.