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  1. Boulder researchers giving El Ni o up-close scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Camera

    ... aircraft equipped with specialized sensors, and even researchers stationed on Kiritimati Island in the Republic of Kiribati, about 1,340 miles south of Honolulu. The project is aimed at studying the current near-record El Nino, to gather data in an ...

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  2. Boulder researchers giving El Nino up-close scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Camera

    ... aircraft equipped with specialized sensors, and even researchers stationed on Kiritimati Island in the Republic of Kiribati, about 1,340 miles south of Honolulu. The project is aimed at studying the current near-record El Nino, to gather data in an ...

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  3. Energy from the Ocean: The Ocean Thermal Energy ConverterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Marine News

    A 1MW plant developed by the Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering which will be built for installation off the coast of South Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati, in the South Pacific Ocean. Despite historic lows in traditional oil and gas energy markets, research and develoment continues in earnest on a number of projects designed to produce green energy.

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  4. Conservationist and writer Roger Perry dies aged 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... adviser, and later as district officer, on Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean, now part of the Republic of Kiribati. Despite being perhaps best known as a location for Britain's early atomic bomb testing following the Second World War, Christmas ...

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  5. VIDEO: People of Kiribati 'may have to relocate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Newsday

    President Anote Tong told the BBC's environment correspondent Matt McGrath that any possible deal was already too late for his country.

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  6. Faces of Auckland: people are so friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... family needed to move if they wanted a chance for higher quality of living and a better education for their kids. Kiribati is made up of 32 atolls and one raised coral island. Tebau is originally from the small atoll of Nikunau, which is home to ...

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  7. Potayto, potahto, Germany, Deutschland a " what we call other countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Fishing at the Bikeman islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati. My view is that of dictionary.com and the American Heritage: both are likely standard in American English.

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  8. Now is the time to act on global warmingRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | Altoona Mirror

    ... it's happening now. And it's not just a handful of little islands with a few hundred people. The Republic of Kiribati, so concerned about rising sea level, has endorsed a plan to buy land in Fiji with the intention of relocating its 103,000 people ...

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  9. Top 10 Movers And Shakers In Sustainability 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Switched

    ... 2015 list of the Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Sustainability (in no particular order): 1. Anote Tong, President of Kiribati. As the president of a tiny island nation in the Central Pacific, Anote Tong has his hands full. Small island nations, such ...

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  10. These island nations could be underwater in as little as fifty yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Climate change may still seem far off for some, but for the people of the island nations of Fiji, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Vanuatu, and the Marshall Islands, it is already a disturbing reality. In recent years, cyclones, droughts, and other natural disasters have become commonplace for these Pacific island nations, as well as several other nations.

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  11. Africa: Island States Slam Climate Fund Red TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... other agencies and that [means] we are held ransom to their desires and conveniences," Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati, told SciDev.Net on the sidelines of the COP 21 climate conference in Paris, France, last week. "We are facing the situation ...

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  12. Two Straight Debates On National Security, And No Questions About The Real Threat To The GlobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Switched

    ... nations face the daunting possibility of being completely underwater if climate change isn't addressed in time. Kiribati President Anote Tong , whose 33-island nation of 105,000 people has an average elevation of less than 6.5 feet above sea level, ...

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  13. Island states slam climate fund red tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | SciDev.Net

    ... other agencies and that [means] we are held ransom to their desires and conveniences," Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati, told SciDev.Net on the sidelines of the COP 21 climate conference in Paris, France, last week. "We are facing the situation ...

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  14. Tong: We still have a problemRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Fiji Times

    PRESIDENT Anote Tong of Kiribati has warned that the climate deal struck by 195 nations in Paris will fail to save low-lying island nations from being overcome by rising sea levels. He told BBC news that the deal struck in Paris at the weekend to limit temperature rises from global warming to 2A C was too little.

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  15. Track Santa NOWRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Forth 2

    ... and allows people to track Santa from 7am GMT on Christmas Eve, when he begins his epic journey in the Republic of Kiribati, a collection of 32 atolls in the Pacific Ocean. Stacey Knott, the NORAD track Santa spokesperson. "Of course, we can't show ...

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  16. Global Check-In: KiribatiRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | ABC News

    ... too high. Hamish Macdonald is joined by Alex Lee, a news reporter with BuzzFeed Australia whose been dispatched to Kiribati following the Paris agreement to tackle climate change.

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  17. Kiribati's President appreciative of Australia's 'very ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | ABC News

    The President of Kiribati, a small island nation in the Pacific at risk of disappearing if sea levels rise, says he is very appreciative of Australia's "very active" role at the Paris climate talks. President Anote Tong, an outspoken advocate for global action on climate change, said the agreement reached at the COP21 summit was a "major achievement".

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  18. Kiribati president's plea to world headsRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | Fiji Times

    IT has been more than a decade since Kiribati President, Anote Tong took the world stage on a passionate and desperate climate change campaign. And he remembers clearly that nobody bothered to listen to his plea at that UN General Assembly in 2004.

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  19. 'Cooking up history': Best quotes from Paris climate talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... in a time where there are no choices. We have certainty. The days of dreams have given way to the days of doing." Kiribati President Anote Tong tells AFP about floating islands, giant sea walls and other plans to protect his low-lying Pacific nation ...

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  20. 'Noble act'Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Fiji Times

    NO other country in the world has the courage or compassion like Fiji to come forward and help the people of Kiribati and Tuvalu. Kiribati President Anote Tong said he would continue to repeat this statement to the international community because they needed to hear it.

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