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KIRIBATI: Human rights record to face scrutiny
GENEVA ( United Nations/Pacific Media Watch ): Kiribati’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the second time on Mondayin a meeting that will be webcast live.(1/16/2015 6:31:51 PM)
Happy New Year from the South Pacific Where It’s Already 2015
It's already 2015 in Kiribati, Samoa and Gisborne, New Zealand(12/31/2014 6:49:44 AM)
Sea Level Rise From Climate Change A ‘Larger Problem’ Than Thought, New Study Claims
Scientists overestimated the rate of sea level rise between 1901 and 1990, meaning earth’s oceans have expanded more dramatically in the past 20 years and major coastal cities and island communities could be closer to going under than previous research has shown. That’s the crux of a new study from scientists at Harvard University published Wednesday in the journal Nature.(1/14/2015 4:04:51 PM)
Professor Emeritus Dies at 82 After 40 Years at Cornell
By SOFIA HU Prof. Emeritus Bernd Lambert, anthropology, died Jan. 3 at his home in Ithaca, according to the University. He was 82. Lambert — who joined Cornell in 1964 — studied kinship in the Republic of Kiribati, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, according to the University. At […](1/21/2015 12:54:44 AM)
Beach Protection in SIB
By all accounts the little Island of Kiribati in the South Pacific Ocean is poised to become the first victim of rising sea levels in the next few decades rendering it uninhabitable.(1/24/2015 1:38:07 PM)
Island of despair held hostage by climate change
It is the world’s most scenic slum ... Children here are nine times more likely to die before their first birthday.(1/1/2015 5:50:27 PM)
MLB's Arbitration-Eligible Stars Who Are the Biggest Bargains
In today's MLB —where Giancarlo Stanton inks a deal that could pay him nearly double the  gross domestic product  of the Republic of Kiribati —"bargain" is a relative term. Still, during their arbitration years, many players sign for less than what the market would bear. Sometimes far less. First, a quick primer on the arbitration process: Players with at least three but less than six years of ...(1/24/2015 7:14:58 AM)
Australia, Samoa y Nueva Zelandia le dan la bienvenida al 2015 | FOTOS
BANGKOK - Los habitantes de las remotas islas de Samoa, Kiribati y Tokelau (Nueva Zelanda), en el Pacífico Sur, han sido los primeros en despedir el 2014 y dar la bienvenida al 2015 en el planeta.(12/31/2014 9:36:57 AM)
What are the first and last places to welcome in 2015?
The new year has already begun on the tiny Pacific islands of Samoa and Kiribati but will not arrive in the US territory of Baker Island until 12 noon on New Year's Day.(12/31/2014 1:03:02 PM)
Game, set and shouting match to Djokovic
THE pyrotechnics stretched all the way from the tiny pacific island of Kiribati to the Sydney Harbour Bridge as the continent of Oceania kicked off 2015 and fireworks are also customary when the tennis year gets under way in earnest at Melbourne Park.(1/17/2015 10:18:30 PM)
Source: Yahoo