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  1. [In Depth] Warming may not swamp islandsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Science

    In an interview with CNN last month, Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati, insisted that rising sea levels due to global warming will mean "total annihilation" for this nation of 33 coral islands in the Central Pacific and for other atoll island nations like Tuvalu and the Maldives.

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  2. Pacific summit to urge action on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | ABC News

    ... [to lead through action]." Palau has joined leaders from other Pacific nations, including Marshall Islands and Kiribati, in publicly expressing disappointment with Australia's climate change position. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, during a ...

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  3. WWII Marine's death could have deeper meaningRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Stars and Stripes

    ... conditions and all remains found as they fell. The landscape of the highly populated atoll in the Republic of Kiribati, in the central Pacific Ocean, has otherwise since been altered dramatically by inhabitants, frustrating many of the previous ...

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  4. Water crisis, over-population present stark choices for KiribatiRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2013 | Reuters

    June 13 - Rising sea levels and a booming population are presenting the Pacific island nation of Kiribati with stark choices that could determine its survival.

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  5. Vineyard worker remembered for generosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Marlborough Express

    SUDDEN LOSS: Kiribati community members take the body of Tierata Nawaiafrom St Mary's Catholic church in Blenheim after the funeral service on Saturday morning.

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  6. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 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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  7. ADB, Kiribati, and University of the South Pacific Partner to Boost Access to Higher EducationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Hispanic Business

    The President of also spoke at the event and assisted with breaking the ground to signal the beginning of the construction phase of the .

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  8. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | 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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  9. Secretary Kerry On Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | WireNews+Co

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm wishes to the people of the Republic of Kiribati as you celebrate the anniversary of your nation's independence on July 12. The United States welcomes your nation's first embassy in the United States.

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  10. The Republic of Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm wishes to the people of the Republic of Kiribati as you celebrate the anniversary of your nation's independence on July 12. The United States welcomes your nation's first embassy in the United States.

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  11. South Tarawa Sanitation Improvement Sector ProjectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Hispanic Business

    Country : Kiribati Sector/subsector classification: Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services/ Water Supply and Sanitation South tarawa is formed by a series of islets located along the southern rim of tarawa atoll with a total land area of just 15.76 square kilometers .

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  12. Presidential Nominations Sent to the SenateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu. Robert Francis Cekuta, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior ...

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  13. Amelia Earhart mystery spans generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... believes Earhart and Noonan crash landed, and eventually died, on Gardner Island, now Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati. Gillespiea and his researchers will set off for another look at Nikumaroro on Sept. 15. This will be their eighth trip to ...

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  14. President Obama Announces More Key Administration PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The White House

    Judith Beth Cefkin - Ambassador to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu, Department of State Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in ... (more)

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  15. Lessons from a drowning nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    A hermit crab walks across sands exposed at low-tide on Bikeman Islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati May 25, 2013.

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  16. Obama now seizing ocean territory via executive ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | NewsTarget.com

    ... line and sinker. Within moments of Kerry leaving the stage, Anote Tong, president of the Pacific Island state of Kiribati, announced an economic limitation policy of his own: He ordered a ban on a current commercial fishing area nearly 158,000 ...

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  17. FEATURE: Should international refugee law accommodate climate change?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | United Nations

    Children in the village of Tebikenikora, on Kiribati's main Tarawa atoll. Will they have to move one day as a result of climate change? UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 3 July 2014 – Can the United Nations help to protect people seeking safety abroad if their homes and jobs are destroyed by prolonged drought, rising sea levels or other climate ... (more)

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  18. Out of land and almost underwater, the country of Kiribati may move to FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Grist Magazine

    ... for the cat. It's even tougher when you're moving a whole country, a situation the tiny island nation of Kiribati faces . Do you know how hard it's going to be finding enough boxes to move 100,786 people? Kiribati's pizza bill is going to be ...

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  19. One Small Pacific Island Just Bought Land On Another Small Pacific Island To Escape Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | ThinkProgress

    Millennium Island is part of the Republic of Kiribati. At a maximum height of approximately 6 meters above sea level, Millennium Island has been identified as being at great risk from sea level rise by the United Nations.

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  20. Amelia Earhart mystery spans generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... believes Earhart and Noonan crash landed, and eventually died, on Gardner Island, now Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati. Gillespiea and his researchers will set off for another look at Nikumaroro on Sept. 15. This will be their eighth trip to ...

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