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11 hrs ago | State Department

The Republic of Kiribati Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm wishes to the people of the Republic of Kiribati as you celebrate the anniversary of your nation's independence on July 12. The United States welcomes your nation's first embassy in the United States.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

South Tarawa Sanitation Improvement Sector Project

Country : Kiribati Sector/subsector classification: Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services/ Water Supply and Sanitation South tarawa is formed by a series of islets located along the southern rim of tarawa atoll with a total land area of just 15.76 square kilometers .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The White House

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

Jess Lippincott Baily, of Ohio, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Macedonia.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, Europe, Macedonia, World News, Oceania, Fiji, Nauru

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The White House

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

Judith Beth Cefkin - Ambassador to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu, Department of State Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nauru, Oceania, World News, Fiji, Tonga, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Lessons from a drowning nation

A hermit crab walks across sands exposed at low-tide on Bikeman Islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati May 25, 2013.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

United Nations

FEATURE: Should international refugee law accommodate climate change?

Children in the village of Tebikenikora, on Kiribati's main Tarawa atoll. Will they have to move one day as a result of climate change? UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 3 July 2014 &#150 Can the United Nations help to protect people seeking safety abroad if their homes and jobs are destroyed by prolonged drought, rising sea levels or other climate ... (more)

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

ThinkProgress

One Small Pacific Island Just Bought Land On Another Small Pacific Island To Escape Climate Change

Millennium Island is part of the Republic of Kiribati. At a maximum height of approximately 6 meters above sea level, Millennium Island has been identified as being at great risk from sea level rise by the United Nations.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

NatureNews

Seven days: 20-26 June 2014

The week in science: Chemist fined over burns death in lab; gravitational-waves team admits dust problems; and West African Ebola outbreak worsens.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Oceania

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Marine News

Australian Divers Remove Potential WWII Mine

The Royal Australian Navy reported that its clearance divers have successfully disposed of a suspect object in Betio Lagoon off South Tarawa, in the Republic of Kiribati.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific

Kiribati President Anote Tong, right, and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry at the Our Oceans conference in Washington.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Kerry issues call to save the planet's oceans

US Secretary of State John Kerry sounded the alarm on the perils facing the world's oceans, calling for a global strategy to save the planet's life-giving seas.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Oceania, World News

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Marine News

Suspected WWII Sea Mine Found off Kiribati

Suspected Explosive Remnant of War was discovered in late May near the main wharf in Betio Lagoon, South Tarawa in the Republic of Kiribati, beneath the wreck of the MV Tovota by salvage workers from The Dive Centre Pty Ltd Fiji.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

Welcome Home USS Pearl Harbor

SAN DIEGO Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Robert Esmele, assigned to amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor , holds his baby daughter for the first time following a four-month deployment.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

Thu Jun 12, 2014

ABC News

Pacific leaders warn Australia isolated on climate change

Pacific leaders have criticised Australia's moves to form a conservative international climate change alliance, saying it will only isolate Australia further in the Pacific.

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San Diego NewsCape

Secretary of State John Kerry To Host the 'Our Ocean' Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry will host the "Our Ocean" Conference at the U.S. Department of State on June 16 and 17. The conference will bring together 350-400 participants from more than 80 nations, including government officials, scientists, and leading international institutions to review the state of the science and determine concrete actions ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Monaco, Oceania, Palau, Tommy Remengesau, Marshall Islands

Scoop

Hillary Institute announce 2014 global Hillary Laureate

F rom a global watch-list on Leaders in mid-career whose leadership is exceptional and inspirational, the Institute's international board has selected Sierra Club Executive Director, Michael Brune as its 6th Annual , Global Hillary Laureate awardee for Leadership in Climate Equity.

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