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Are coral islands doomed by global warming?

Among the most voluble and persistent advocates of CO2 emissions reduction are representatives of islands in the tropics that are built entirely of reef coral… 474 more words

Climate Change And Palaeoclimatology

Solar Projects in Funafuti Tuvalu

Among the many projects that are currently being undertaken in Tuvalu one is the plan to make the Funafuti electricity grid run off 100% renewable energy by 2020. 609 more words


Climate Refugees: A moral issue for the 21st century

With the news of Cyclone Pam – a recent Category 5 hurricane – and the devastation the disaster has caused the South Pacific, comes a greater urgency for the creation of solid legal frameworks to… 430 more words


Funafuti in numbers

Welcome to Funafuti in numbers! I thought it poor form to not complete blog update second week in. However much I imagine things will get easier once we get into a routine, I suspect somehow we might just be settling into busy mode. 339 more words


today's holiday: Tuvalu Independence Day

Tuvalu Independence Day

Independence Day is the only national celebration in Tuvalu, which consists of nine islands in the South Pacific with a total… 67 more words


It’s a small world.

But damn is the Pacific a big ocean. You don’t really gain an appreciation for this until you’re flying for two and a half hours over only blue before finally spotting a tiny sliver of land interrupting the azure scheme: Tuvalu. 751 more words


Snorkeling in Shallow Waters

The southwest part of the atoll is the Funafuti Conservation Area.  This area includes land and water.  Aside from the sketchy boundary lines shown on a brochure, there are no aids or markers in the water outlining the area.  332 more words

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