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Day 55: Facts! South Pacific Edition

I swear, you could do a cursory Wikipedia search on basically any country on earth and you would find at least one interesting fact that you had no idea about before. 812 more words

Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati

The difference between an island and an atoll is basically just a lot of land and soil. While an island can be just as wide as it is long, be covered in green grass, and rise up out of the sea into huge mountain ranges, an atoll is only a narrow bit of raised coral rock, dotted along in strips of land surrounding a big blue lagoon. 859 more words

World Travels

Kiribati

See sissekanne on nüüd natuke petuvärk, sest Kiribati Jõulusaarel tegime me ainult tunnise vahepeatuse ja lennukist välja meid ka ei lubatud.

Nimi (Jõulusaar) tuleb sellest, et kapten James Cook jõudis siia 1777 aasta 24. 63 more words

Kiribati

As Waters Rise, a Race to Migrate with Dignity

Kiribati, a small cluster of islands in the Pacific Ocean, may be completely submerged in water in just a few decades. Residents are already seeing profound effects of climate change in their day-to-day lives, from acidification of the ocean, extreme weather and changes in rainfall patterns, to increasingly… 1,417 more words

Politics & Policy

Watermen, Water People and Mother Ocean.

It will not be Christmas for every one?  Especially for the water people, who live by Mother Ocean.  This is a great piece about Christmas Island, the people and effects they will be seeing soon.  Video by some Watermen.

Scuttlebutt

The Making of a Climate Refugee

Four years ago, Ioane Teitiota barely knew what global warming was. Today, the migrant farmer from the tiny island nation of Kiribati is a test case for determining whether millions of people, pushed 
from their homes by climate change, will be acknowledged—or forgotten. 6,401 more words

Feature

327 Portrait of Anote Tong


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This is Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati and he’s the second head-of-state to be added to my brand new “ 234 more words

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