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Urban planner heads to island nation of Kiribati
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NZ fisherman killed near Kiribati
A Nelson fisherman has been killed while working on a fishing vessel near the Kiribati Islands, about 5500km northeast of New Zealand. Leighton Muir, 27, died on Sunday on board the Talley's vessel Captain MJ Souza.(8/27/2014 1:15:26 PM)
Remote Pacific atoll challenge lures Christchurch planner
How do you come up with an urban development plan for a city which consists of tiny islets connected by causeways located in a remote Pacific atoll and subject to flooding on the next king tide?(8/24/2014 10:42:57 PM)
The Island Nation That Planned to Relocate an Entire Population
Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati’s largest atoll, rolled his eyes and shook his head as I read off my laptop in his office what his president, Anote Tong, had said during a visit to New York. “According to the science and the projections,” Tong, a slim 62-year-old with a trimmed mustache, a gray crew-cut and a talent for metaphor, told Fareed Zakaria on CNN, “it is ...(8/21/2014 6:59:00 AM)
The Island Nation That Plans to Relocate an Entire Population
Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati’s largest atoll, rolled his eyes and shook his head as I read off my laptop in his office what his president, Anote Tong, had said during a visit to New York. “According to the science and the projections,” Tong, a slim 62-year-old with a trimmed mustache, a gray crew-cut and a talent for metaphor, told Fareed Zakaria on CNN, “it is ...(8/21/2014 6:59:00 AM)
The Island Nation That Bought a Back-Up Property
Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati’s largest atoll, rolled his eyes and shook his head as I read off my laptop in his office what his president, Anote Tong, had said during a visit to New York. “According to the science and the projections,” Tong, a slim 62-year-old with a trimmed mustache, a gray crew-cut and a talent for metaphor, told Fareed Zakaria on CNN, “it is ...(8/21/2014 6:59:00 AM)
KCETLink announces new fall slate of global documentaries
KCETLink, the national independent public transmedia organization, will premiere a […](8/27/2014 1:16:01 PM)
The Pacific islands are drowning, we need the worlds help
As prime minister of Samoa I urge the global leaders who will gather at our small islands summit next week to rise above the rhetoric and forge binding agreements on climate change Seeing is believing, it is often said, so I want world leaders to see for themselves what our islands are doing to deal with climate change, natural disasters and the tough economic challenges thrust upon us. Samoa ...(8/29/2014 5:30:08 PM)
Oceania sinks, and like New Zealand, we have to help
In the Indian Ocean and the Pacific there are the volcanic islands of the Tahitian and Hawaiian archipelagos. Many other island nations based on coral atolls now live almost beneath the waves as our carbon emissions literally force global warming to drown them.(8/12/2014 2:03:30 AM)
Kiwi fisherman killed in 'catastrophic' accident
A Nelson fisherman has been killed while working on a fishing vessel near the Kiribati Islands.(8/27/2014 7:04:34 AM)
Source: Yahoo