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The Saddest Olympic Celebration

What do you do when you’re competing for a country that might disappear? You dance. 210 more words

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#121) Book review: "The Sex Lives of Cannibals"

It’s hard not to have one’s interest piqued by a book with a title such as “The Sex Lives of Cannibals” but it also begs the question if the rest of the book will live up to that promise. 987 more words

Saving Pacific Island Fisheries – Is it Possible?

(Image: Fishing in Kiribati, 2008 by AusAID)

For Pacific Island Countries such as Kiribati, fishery resources and their large economic zones constitute one of their most important economic assets. 22 more words

Features

Was it worth it? Outcomes from Durban

(Image: COP17 December 6 by UNclimatechange from Flickr)

Green Left Weekly, January 10, 2012: On December 12, Claire Anterea, a representative from Kiribati, and Good Samaritan sister Geraldine Kearney — members of the Edmund Rice Centre’s Pacific Calling Partnerships delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban — addressed a forum on the outcomes of the talks. 56 more words

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Pacific nation of Kiribati establishes large shark sanctuary

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The island nation of Kiribati has established a large shark sanctuary that will help ensure the creatures are protected across much of the central Pacific. 14 more words

Buzzing off to Kiribati

There was that pest of a fly again. Hovering, making that annoying zzz sound. I’d teach it a lesson it would never forget, I thought, reaching for the newspaper and rolling it up with my eyes fixed on the irritant that had bugged me for several days now. 730 more words

Grown-ups Too

Can Kiribati Simultaneously Grow and Sink ?

A few weeks ago, an Australian columnist discussed Kiribati and the funding is receives from Aus Aid and whether it ‘cries climate change’ in order to keep receiving it. 752 more words

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