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  1. Urban planner heads to island nation of KiribatiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBR Newsroom

    Urban planner Shifani Sood faces special challenges as she moves to Kiribati next month to take up a role as an urban planning adviser.

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  2. Remote Pacific atoll challenge lures Christchurch ...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Scoop

    ... king tide? That's the unique challenge facing Christchurch planner and NZPI member Shifani Sood who is heading to Kiribati (pronounced Kiribas) next month to take up a role as an Urban Planning Advisor. Shifani will be going it alone for the year ...

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  3. The Island Nation That Bought a Back-Up PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Atlantic

    Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati's largest atoll, rolled his eyes and shook his head as I read off my laptop in his office what his president, Anote Tong, had said during a visit to New York.

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  4. The Island Nation That Plans to Relocate an Entire PopulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Atlantic

    Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati's largest atoll, rolled his eyes and shook his head as I read off my laptop in his office what his president, Anote Tong, had said during a visit to New York.

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  5. Protecting America's Underwater SerengetiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Inter Press Service

    ... Islands; Johnston Atoll, southwest of Hawaii; Palmyra and Kingman Reef, in the U.S. Line Islands south of the Kiribati Line Islands; Jarvis, just below, and Howland and Baker, which abut Kiribati's 408,000 km2-Phoenix Islands Protected Area. ...

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  6. Oceania sinks, and like New Zealand, we have to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Earth Times

    Tabuaeran Island in Kiribati is well known for its shellfish and great swells. Ideal for surfing, but how long can a community survive there as the water levels rise? Tabuaeran image ; Credit: A Shutterstock Kiribati and Tuvalu have started disappearing beneath the sea.

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  7. China may have pressured delegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | The China Post

    ... observers were invited to attend, according to the event organizers. The 12 delegations were Japan, the Republic of Kiribati, Malaysia, the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, the Republic Nauru, the Republic ...

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  8. Kiribati president begins six-day visit to TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | The China Post

    Kiribati President Anote Tong has commenced a six-day visit to Taiwan, during which he will meet with President Ma Ying-jeou and attend a meeting of the Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians' Union, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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  9. Tuvalu climate change family win NZ residency appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Zohs said. The 37-year-old moved to New Zealand with his wife in 2007 after deciding their life on the low-lying Kiribati island Tarawa was no longer sustainable because of rising seas. In his ruling, Justice John Priestley said: "At a stroke, ...

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  10. Remember the threat of flooded atolls and climate refugees due to sea level rise? Never mind.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | NorCalBlogs

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

    Thursday Jul 31 | 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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  12. Pacific summit to urge action on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | 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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  13. WWII Marine's death could have deeper meaningRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | 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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  14. 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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  15. Vineyard worker remembered for generosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | 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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  16. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Jul 19, 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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  17. ADB, Kiribati, and University of the South Pacific Partner to Boost Access to Higher EducationRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | 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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  18. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Jul 13, 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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  19. Secretary Kerry On Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2014 | 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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  20. The Republic of Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | 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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