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'Climate change refugee' fights to stay in New Zealand
Immigrant from Pacific island of Kiribati hopes to convince court he is a refugee at risk from rising sea levels A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he is a refugee – suffering not from persecution, but from climate change. The 37-year-old and his wife left their remote atoll in the Pacific nation of Kiribati six years ago for higher ...(4/17/2014 2:46:54 AM)
Kiribati president in Philippines to study "Yolanda"
A foreign head of state flew in for a personal visit to the Philippines last week and was surprised to get an official security detail        (4/2/2014 11:51:51 PM)
Do you know the way to Kiribati? Its head of state was here to study ‘Yolanda’
A foreign head of state flew in for a personal visit last week and was surprised to get an official security detail. Anote Tong, president of Kiribati, slipped into the country late Friday night for a four-day visit to study the impact of Super Typhoon Yolanda on Eastern Visayas, a priority concern for the environment advocate wary about the future of his sinking 800-square-kilometer island ...(4/2/2014 5:50:50 PM)
Kiribati president visits Leyte and Samar
TACLOBAN CITY -- Kiribati President Anote Tong visited typhoon-struck towns in Leyte and Samar Sunday.(3/30/2014 10:52:32 AM)
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A foreign head of state flew in for a personal visit to the Philippines last week and was surprised to get an official security detail.(4/2/2014 11:41:22 PM)
Renewable energy in the Pacific under EU-NZ Partnership
European Commissioner Piebalgs and New Zealand Foreign Minister McCully depart on 23-27 April on a joint mission to the Pacific to see EU-NZ renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.(4/21/2014 10:29:06 PM)
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Some of the world's smallest nations might survive rising sea levels brought about by climate change but in different forms as their atoll islands grow and change, according to a New Zealand research. Pacific island atolls might in fact be getting larger or remaining stable in their size as new gravel and sand is carried by waves from their...(4/23/2014 12:17:34 AM)
EU/NZ renewable energy mission to the Pacific
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and the European Commissioner for Development Mr Andris Piebalgs depart tomorrow on a renewable energy mission to four Pacific states(4/22/2014 12:14:35 AM)
Study Offers Hope For Survival Of Island Nations As Sea Levels Rise
WELLINGTON, April 23 (Bernama) -- Some of the world's smallest nations might survive rising sea levels brought about by climate change but in different forms as their atoll islands grow and change, according to a New Zealand research.(4/22/2014 11:46:45 PM)
New Zealand, EU Push Ahead With Renewable Energy Initiatives In Pacific
WELLINGTON, April 22 (Bernama) -- A joint New Zealand-European Union (EU) mission will tour four Pacific island countries this week to assess progress on renewable energy projects, New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced Tuesday.(4/22/2014 5:37:53 AM)
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