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New hope for Kiribati: Treating hepatitis B in the Pacific Islands

Written by Joyce Yu, Publicity Officer

November 2017 marked the beginning of a new Hepatitis B Free project. Dr Alice Lee made the first visit to Kiribati, a beautiful island nation in the central Pacific Ocean consisting of 33 coral islands. 655 more words

Hepatitis B

New documentaries bring climate change to the big screen

Grist traveled to the tiny mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, to see some of the most talked-about environmental and climate change-related documentaries screening at the Mountainfilm Festival. 904 more words


Brief History: Countries Beginning with 'K'


Humans migrated to Kazakhstan during the Lower Palaeolithic era. There have been four Kazakh-Uzbek Wars: The Kazakh Khanate won the First Kazakh-Uzbek War, 1507, and Second Kazakh-Uzbek War, 1509, initially won but lost the Third Kazakh-Uzbek War, 1598, and won the Fourth Kazakh-Uzbek War, 1607-1627. 457 more words

"We are not drowning, we are fighting": Pacific Islanders want you to know that they still have hope for their islands

This blog post originally appeared on the Ocean Leaders blog, which highlights the work of Ocean Leaders fellows. Please consider giving them a follow on social media at… 957 more words


One week in...

The other volunteers and I have spent the last week orienting and settling in on South Tarawa.

Right now though, I’m setting up home and ironing out some teething problems with our accommodation – plumbing and appliances. 589 more words

Tiabo for now, Kiribati

I’m currently sitting in the departure terminal in Tarawa, the capital of Kiribati. It is a small room made of mismatched wood paneling, with one wall open to the tarmac, and a concrete floor. 660 more words

Coral Reefs

What can I do in a year?

I’m about to board my flights that will take me on a year abroad to Kiribati as an Australian Volunteer.

I’m looking forward to the year ahead as a great personal and growth opportunity. 141 more words