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  1. Study Offers Hope For Survival Of Island Nations As Sea Levels RiseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... of Auckland's School of Environment which is conducting the study. Tiny island nations, such as Tuvalu and Kiribati, had been thought to be among the most vulnerable to rising sea levels but the study has shown very few islands shrinking in size, ...

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  2. New Zealand, EU Push Ahead With Renewable Energy Initiatives In PacificRead the original story

    Yesterday | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... "This mission is an opportunity to see the progress being made on renewable energy initiatives in Samoa, Tuvalu, Kiribati and the Cook Islands and to meet with the Pacific governments and organisations to discuss opportunities for further ...

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  3. Renewable energy in the Pacific under EU-NZ Partne...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... energy and energy efficiency projects. Commissioner Piebalgs and Foreign Minister McCully will visit Samoa, Tuvalu, Kiribati (including Christmas Island) and the Cook Islands to highlight and inaugurate renewable energy and energy efficiency ...

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  4. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

    ... preparedness mission, visited the host nations of Samoa, Tonga, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Kiribati and the Solomon Islands. In each mission port, embarked personnel conducted mission engagements in the arenas of medical and ...

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  5. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

    ... preparedness mission, visited the host nations of Samoa, Tonga, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Kiribati and the Solomon Islands. In each mission port, embarked personnel conducted mission engagements in the arenas of medical and ...

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  6. Australia needs more knowledge of Pacific regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Matangi Tonga

    ... The concept of Oceanscapes is drawn from The Pacific Oceanscape Vision, introduced by President Anote Tong of Kiribati and endorsed by the Pacific Island Forum. It is a vision for cooperative conservation action and adaption to issues of climate ...

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  7. Kiribati president in Philippines to study "Yolanda"Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Asia News Network

    ... visit to the Philippines last week and was surprised to get an official security detail. Anote Tong, president of Kiribati (pronounced ki-ri-bas), slipped into the country late Friday night for a four-day visit to study the impact of Super Typhoon ...

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  8. How Critical are Human Rights, Equality to Development?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | PressReleasePoint

    ... good health, and freedom of mobility to a sustainable world. Speakers will include: President Anote Tong of Kiribati ; former President Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique ; and former President Tarja Halonen of Finland . They will be joined by a panel ...

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  9. KiribatiRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2013 | State Department

    The Republic of Kiribati is an island group in the Western Pacific Ocean. It consists of three archipelagos totaling 33 mostly low-lying coral atolls surrounded by extensive reefs, with a total land area of 800 square kilometers.

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  10. Islands to visit before they're buried under seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Canada Online Explorer

    ... you may want to visit, before rising sea levels threaten to bury them forever. Text by Relaxnews (Fotolia) Kiribati Set in the central Pacific Ocean, Kiribati is made up of 33 islands and is known for its world-class fishing, whether it be saltwater ...

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  11. This Is Musha Cay, Our New Favorite EscapeRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Switched

    ... if sea levels continue to rise at current rates by the end of the century. Set in the central Pacific Ocean, Kiribati is made up of 33 islands and is known for its world-class fishing, whether it be saltwater fly fishing or deep water big-game fish. ...

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  12. Think climate change has nothing to do with you? Think againRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | AlertNet

    A boy stands on top of a sea-wall near the village of Tangintebu on South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati on May 26, 2013.

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  13. Number Of US Hurricanes Reaches 30 Year LowRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | Sweetness & Light

    ... save their countries from the threat of extinction. "We are disastrously off course," said President Anote Tong of Kiribati, a string of 33 islands in the central Pacific Ocean about 4,000 km (2,500 miles) southwest of Hawaii. Already, families on ...

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  14. Kiribati: 2014 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the IMF MissionRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | International Monetary Fund

    ... This statement contains the mission's preliminary views and policy recommendations following discussions with the Kiribati authorities, development partners and the private sector representatives. 1. Donor projects and pickup in private sector ...

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  15. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

    ... preparedness mission, visited the host nations of Samoa, Tonga, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Kiribati and the Solomon Islands. In each mission port, embarked personnel conducted mission engagements in the arenas of medical and ...

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  16. Pacific island states pushed aside in race for UN funds: TuvaluRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | AlertNet

    Newly made sandbags sit on a wall on a causeway that connects the town of Bairiki and Betio on South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati May 25, 2013.

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  17. We are at ground zero'Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | AlertNet

    Binata Pinata checks the roof of her home as a storm approaches Bikeman islet, off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati, a chain of 33 atolls and islands just metres above sea level.

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  18. Pacific island states losing out on UN funds - KiribatiRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | AlertNet

    Villagers watch the sunset over a small lagoon near the village of Tangintebu on South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati May 25, 2013.

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  19. Reply to thisRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2013 | Newindpress

    ... small boats are known to carry flags of tax haven countries including Sierra Leone, Bahamas, Panama and Republic of Kiribati to escape accountability and taxes. MV Seaman too was operating under a Sierra Leone flag, though the security company is ...

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  20. Kuwait, Kiribati sign a statement at the United Nations to establish diplomatic relationsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Emirates News Agency

    WAM NEW YORK, 5th March, 2014 -- The State of Kuwait and the Republic of Kiribati have signed a joint statement establishing diplomatic relations in order to foster cooperation and interaction in political, economic and cultural spheres.

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