One hundred thousand people, eight hundred square kilometers, and thirty three reef atolls comprise one country that will be underwater by the end of the century: Kiribati. 1,033 more words
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“When the apocalypse happens, this place won’t even feel it,” Brian observed. We were wandering the equatorially-scorched, dusty streets of Tarawa, the capital island of Kiribati, a place we’d been told to “get in and get out as fast as you can.” No two cruisers are alike and we often love places that other sailors hate, but this was surreal: an atoll mere inches above sea level where the population is bursting over its sandy seams as the land literally disappears from underneath them, where the shoreline is shored up with trash and the public beach is the public toilet, where people are still living on and digging up the remains of thousands of… 1,152 more words
STUDENTS from Kiribati and Tuvalu are the latest group to graduate from Airports Fiji Ltd’s aerodrome flight information service training yesterday.
Airports Fiji Ltd general manager air traffic management and aviation training Isei Tudreu said the seven students would return to their countries enriched with practical and theoretical knowledge. 133 more words
In my last blog post, The global village called, they want their diversity back, I discussed the cultural issues that minor countries suffered as a result of globalisation. 430 more words
The kids are always the first to spot what’s coming. They have safety in numbers, proceeding in a pack out of the palm shadows to the edge of the beach to eventually wave abundantly at us I-Matang in our funny hats riding ashore in a rubber boat with wheels. 1,533 more words
We’ve already seen some killer moves from Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov after winning gold in weightlifting, but check out what Kiribati’s David Katoatau is serving up: Pretty incredible. 35 more words