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Vineyard worker remembered for generosity
Kiribati-born vineyard worker Tierata Nawaia will always be remembered for his generosity, strong work ethic and a smile that could brighten anyone's day.(7/20/2014 5:23:53 PM)
On Leadership: Lessons from a drowning nation
Anote Tong, president of Kiribati, talks about the challenge of leading a country whose future is disappearing with each rising tide.(7/7/2014 3:31:26 PM)
With Sea Levels Rising, A Small Island Nation Buys A New Home
Kiribati's escape plan is a Fijian island. Rich people like to buy property on tropical islands for privacy on vacation. For the people of the nation Kiribati, whose government recently announced that it purchased land on a Fiji island more than 1,200 miles away, the reasons are more dire. The property is an escape plan. Read Full Story(7/13/2014 12:05:13 PM)
Moves to protect vulnerable Kiribati coast
Beachmining in Kiribati has seriously weakened the fragile shoreline of the main island of Tarawa.(7/6/2014 3:24:04 AM)
Sea Level Rise Is Forcing This Island Nation To Buy Land 1200 Miles Away
The nation of Kiribati is a string of 30 or so tiny islands in the Pacific, each just a few feet above the sea. Thanks to climate change and rising seas, it's officially screwed. So Kiribati's government has come up with a drastic and unprecedented decision: buy 5,460 acres of land that is 1,200 miles away in a whole other country. Read more...(7/3/2014 11:21:14 AM)
Press Releases: The Republic of Kiribati Independence Day
The Republic of Kiribati Independence Day Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 11, 2014 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 ...(7/11/2014 1:14:23 PM)
Climate change refugees of the future
Climate change(7/19/2014 8:32:50 AM)
New England-based SEA Semester’s Ocean Research Vessel Arrives in Phoenix Islands Protected Area in the Central ...
Thirteen undergraduate students from colleges across the country join renowned science and policy experts in SEA Semester's unprecedented research voyage. (PRWeb July 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12020184.htm(7/16/2014 3:06:15 PM)
Vineyard worker dies in Blenheim
A vineyard worker has died after he suffered a cardiac arrest at the backpackers hostel where he had been living.(7/15/2014 5:54:31 PM)
Is a Vast Marine Sanctuary Any Use if You Can’t Police It?
Tiny New Caledonia relies on a handful of French ships to patrol a marine reserve twice the size of Texas(6/30/2014 7:15:22 AM)
Source: Yahoo