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  1. US takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... stake in how the demands of development and environmental protection are managed. Thousands of miles away, Kiribati President Anote Tong urged the council to refrain from greenlighting development projects that would accelerate global warming, which ...

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  2. US takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... stake in how the demands of development and environmental protection are managed. Thousands of miles away, Kiribati President Anote Tong urged the council to refrain from greenlighting development projects that would accelerate global warming, which ...

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  3. U.S. takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus of climate changeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... stake in how the demands of development and environmental protection are managed. Thousands of miles away, Kiribati President Anote Tong urged the council to refrain from greenlighting development projects that would accelerate global warming, which ...

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  4. Jessica Watson: Tacking to round Kiritimati - turning toward Cape Horn soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... island in the Line Island group and expect to be around early Monday morning. As part of the Republic of Kiribati, this island is the first inhabited place on earth to experience a new year with a time zone that is the farthest ahead of all others ...

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  5. Kiribati telco sold to Fiji's ATH for USD5.72mRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    According to ATH's announcement on its website, 'the parties will now progress towards settlement and closing through the establishment of a new operating company in Kiribati to effect the transaction, transfer the assets and provide telecommunications and operates a 2G mobile network across the far-flung Pacific island nation of Kiribati, recently complemented by 3G and 4G in Tarawa and Christmas Island, with a total of about 20,000 subscribers.

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  6. Pacific Islanders Say Climate Finance 'Essential' for Paris AgreementRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... the climate challenge and keep that capacity here," de Brum emphasised. In the tiny Central Pacific nation of Kiribati, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson expressed concern that "local capacity is limited", a problem that is "addressed ...

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  7. Guam group helps Vanuatu victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... with." Leon Guerrero said the Ayuda Foundation was initially looking at supplying relief to The Republic of Kiribati, a fellow member of the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures, or APIL, but then she found out how devastating the effects of ...

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  8. Guam group helps Vanuatu victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... partner with." Leon Guerrero said the Ayuda Foundation was initially looking at supplying relief to The Republic of Kiribati, a fellow member of the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures, or APIL, but then she found out how devastating the ...

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  9. Heed - Deadly Wake-Up Call' On Climate Change, Says GreenpeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Scoop

    ... level of sea rise ... The cyclone seasons, the warm, the rain, all this is affected. Anote Tong, the President of Kiribati, said: "It is time to act ... Let us match the rhetoric of these international gatherings with pledges and commitments as ...

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  10. Kiribati: Act now to build resilience against clim...Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Scoop

    ... others do things for us. Let us jump forward and be the navigators of our plights." - HE Anote Tong, President of Kiribati 15 March 2015, Sendai, Japan - The President of Kiribati posed an important question from the podium today at the Third UN ...

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  11. Leader of Island Nation Advocates Exit Strategy for Rising SeasRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | National Geographic

    President of Kiribati says it may be more practical to flee to higher ground than to stay and defend low-lying atolls. North Tarawa emerges from the Pacific as narrow strands of land, broken by sandy intertidal channels.

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  12. Kiribati: Act now to build resilience against climate changeRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Scoop

    ... others do things for us. Let us jump forward and be the navigators of our plights." - HE Anote Tong, President of Kiribati 15 March 2015, Sendai, Japan - The President of Kiribati posed an important question from the podium today at the Third UN ...

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  13. Report: Global Warming Did Not Devastate South Pacific IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... different ways, and it is a catastrophe that impinges on our rights," Anote Tong, president of the island nation of Kiribati, told reporters. "There will be a time when the waters will not recede." While South Pacific politicians have blamed global ...

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  14. Pacific Islands demand climate action after extreme Cyclone Pam destroys VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    ... nation, my heart hurts for the people of the whole nation." The Guardian reported that Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati, also addressed the conference, insisting: "It is time to act a Let us match the rhetoric of these international gatherings ...

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  15. Red Cross struggles with Kiribati post-cyclone reliefRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 5:46PM THE Kiribati Red Cross is struggling to deal with residents in the southern island of Tamana who are homeless after Cyclone Pam. Its Secretary-General Meaua Tooki says aid has yet to reach the islands but reports have come in of severe damage to dozens of buildings.

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  16. After storm, Kiribati leader sees growing threat to nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... his relative Piri Sela watches from Bikeman Islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati, May 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray SENDAI, Japan, March 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worsening extreme weather and ...

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  17. Government must back Pacific calls for climate act...Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Scoop

    ... on the global level we are making the task of building resilience to disasters almost impossible." The President of Kiribati Anote Tong yesterday also made a call for leaders to make greater commitments to tackle climate change and said climate ...

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  18. Vanuatu's president blames climate change for Cyclone PamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    ... to our families ... We cannot reach our families; we do not know if our families are safe. The president of Kiribati, Anote Tong, who was also at the conference, extended his condolences to Lonsdale and also urged action on climate change. "It is ...

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  19. The week's best royal style: Victoria, Kate and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... opted for a more neutral look, wearing an ivory colored dress and heels to meet Anote Tong , the President of Kiribati during his visit to the Scandinavian country. And Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore a cape-style beige coat with black tights, ...

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  20. Cyclone Pam: 'apocalyptic' levels of destruction in VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The First Post

    ... we have more [cyclones] than in any year. Yes, climate change is contributing to this," he said. The president of Kiribati, another Pacific island nation affected by Pam, said it was time for international leaders to "match the rhetoric" and take ...

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