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  1. Island Nations May Be Flooded by Dubious IntentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Scientific American

    ... gale blew across the typically calm lagoon of the Tarawa atoll, the capital of the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, now an icon of the places most likely to drown as climate changes and sea levels rise. By high tide that afternoon, waves were ...

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  2. Turn off the PDO Trade Winds -- and Turn up the Heat in the AtmosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Kos

    ... Oceans, using the 'fingerprints' left by ancient coral. Chemical clues in skeletons produced by coral growing at Kiribati contain a newly discovered warning . They caution of a global climate system that's capable of drawing decades' worth of ...

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  3. Hopes drown at high tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Fiji Times

    THE impact of rising seawater in Fiji is nothing compared with what the islanders of Kiribati face even during high tide. This was shared by Kiribati participant Maleta Tenten at the Capacity Building workshop organised by the Pacific Council of Churches and the Bread for the World organisation held in Savusavu.

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  4. Tarawa king tide highlights gap between long-term ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Scoop

    Images published today by Pacific Scoop featuring the impact of a king tide in Betio and Tarawa are a sad reflection of our times in Kiribati. The government has no plan about this short term problem, spending time blaming developed countries about climate change and receiving funds to "adapt".

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  5. Over 3,000 chikungunya cases in KiribatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Crofs Blogs

    ... 43 percent of the total population has the virus and 57 percent on Betio - two most populous and crowded areas in Kiribati. The Health Ministry is now urging locals on South Tarawa and Betio to destroy the breeding grounds of mosquitoes, and to boil ...

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  6. First Person: Michael Walsh, Honorary Consul for Pacific island nation, KiribatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | South Wales Argus

    ... the reunion of Michael and his friends' folk music band. (17941688) Michael Walsh has represented the Republic of Kiribati in the UK since 1996 as their Honorary Consul. He talks to Kath Skellon about his dedication to the people of Kiribati, ...

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  7. First Person - Michael Walsh. Pictured is Michael in Kiribati in 1999.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | South Wales Argus

    ... the reunion of Michael and his friends' folk music band. (17941688) Michael Walsh has represented the Republic of Kiribati in the UK since 1996 as their Honorary Consul. He talks to Kath Skellon about his dedication to the people of Kiribati, ...

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  8. As islands face destruction, it's time to divestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | AlertNet

    Binata Pinata and her husband Kaibakia walk towards their huts on Bikeman Islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati, May 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray The Fossil Fuel Divestment movement has become the fastest growing divestment campaign in history as thousands of people, from all around the world, are uniting to collectively delegitimise the fossil fuel industry.

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  9. Awaiting an ecology encyclical, everyone wants Pope Francis' supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | DFW Catholic

    ... meetings that usually take place before any UN conference is being held in Geneva, Anote Tong, president of Kiribati, a Micronesian nation, met with Pope Francis on Thursday. Kiribati consists of more than 30 atolls, and Tong is very concerned about ...

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  10. Pope Francis tells clergy: Never try to cover up child abuse casesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | UAport

    Vatican City Pope Francis and Kiribati President Anote Tong exchange gifts during a private audience in the Vatican-AFP Pope Francis has sent Catholic clergy a powerful reminder of their duty to stamp out sexual abuse of children by priests, warning that they must never let a fear of scandal lead to cover-ups.

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  11. President of Kiribati Meets with Pope FrancisRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | DFW Catholic

    Pope Francis met with President Anote Tong of the Republic of Kiribati today at the Vatican Apostolic Palace this morning.

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  12. Pope tells clergy: Never try to cover up child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Daily Star

    Pope Francis poses with Kiribati's President Anote Tong during a private audience in the pontiff's library at the Vatican February 5, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Medichini/Pool Vatican City: Pope Francis has sent Catholic clergy a powerful reminder of their duty to stamp out sexual abuse of children by priests, warning that they must never let a fear of scandal lead to cover-ups.

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  13. Private groups seek to take over MIA search duty from PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Oscar Team members check for metal pieces from possible bomb fragmentations at a site in the Betio Village of Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati, on Aug. 9, 2010. The team visited Tarawa to recover remains of Marines from the Battle of Tarawa, which took place in November of 1943 during World War II.

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  14. Last Year May Have Been the Warmest on Record, But Clues From a Coral ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    ... a shallow, turquoise lagoon. Along with the other low-lying atolls and islands that make up the Republic of Kiribati, Tarawa is on the front lines of climate change , thanks to a rise in sea level that has already encroached on arable land and ...

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  15. Island of despair held hostage by climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    It is the world's most scenic slum ... Children here are nine times more likely to die before their first birthday. The highest point on South Tarawa, the capital island of Kiribati, exists behind a wall of sandbags and rocks.

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  16. AirAsia QZ8501: Debris From Missing Jet Found in SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2012 | Criminal Report Daily

    July 2, 2012 - The search for Amelia Earhart's plane relies on this picture, taken three months after the disappearance of the glamorous aviator on July 2, 1937 , during a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator. The picture shows the western end of Nikumaroro , an uninhabited island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati, and the wreck of the British freighter SS Norwich City that went aground there in 1929.

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  17. AirAsia Plane Likely 'At Bottom of Sea': OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2012 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... western end of Nikumaroro (formely Gardner Island), an uninhabited island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati, and the wreck of the British freighter SS Norwich City that went aground there in 1929. But on the left side of the frame ...

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  18. Coral mortality associated with thermal fluctuations in the Phoenix Islands, 2002-2005Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | CiteULike

    ... select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. The Phoenix Islands (Republic of Kiribati, 172-170A W and 2.5-5A S) experience intra- and inter-annual sea surface temperature variability of a 35 m on windward ...

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  19. Coral Clues Hint at Looming Global Warming SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Scientific American

    The Pacific Ocean can belch heat back into the atmosphere depending on the winds, a new record written in coral shows Newly published findings indicate that all it would take to trigger what could be an historically unparalleled period of rising global temperatures would be a shift in the winds. Credit: NOAA/Wikimedia Commons Chemical clues in skeletons produced by coral growing at Kiribati contain a newly discovered warning.

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  20. Tourism in Kerala bolstered by ETA-enabled visa on arrival facilityRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Niue, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Papua & New Guinea, the Philippines, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Korea , Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon ...

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