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#Kiribati

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The leader of this tiny nation has a "crazy" plan to save his people from climate change
# Off The Island
# Off The Island

The leader of this tiny nation has a "crazy" plan to save his people from climate change

Dec 6th 2015, 7:30 AM 20,988 Views 17 Comments

Kiribati, barely two metres above sea level, could be among the first places to fall victim to rising waters.

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,915 Views 70 Comments

Ioane Teitiota had argued that he should be allowed stay in New Zealand, as his low-lying homeland in the South Pacific is at threat from rising seas.

Fisherman recovered alive after four months at sea
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# Castaway

Fisherman recovered alive after four months at sea

Sep 14th 2012, 7:55 AM 20,417 Views 39 Comments

Asked what he wanted after his four months floating away, the Kiribati fisherman said: “Smoke.”

Amelia Earhart search project prepares to launch new expedition
# Amelia Earhart
# Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart search project prepares to launch new expedition

Jul 2nd 2012, 12:42 PM 3,495 Views 5 Comments

New search will focus on area of underwater reef along the Pacific atoll of Nikumaroro.

Fresh search for Amelia Earhart and navigator 75 years after disappearance
# Amelia Earhart
# Amelia Earhart

Fresh search for Amelia Earhart and navigator 75 years after disappearance

Mar 20th 2012, 4:06 PM 6,130 Views 13 Comments

Earhart and Fred Noonan went missing over the Pacific in 1937, but the remains of their aircraft have never been found.

Pacific island nation considers moving over climate change fears
# Kiribati
# Kiribati

Pacific island nation considers moving over climate change fears

Mar 9th 2012, 12:40 PM 6,507 Views 19 Comments

Kiribatis president says some villages have already been relocated because of rising the sea level.

Kiribati president suggests 'floating island' contingency plan
# Kiribati
# Kiribati

Kiribati president suggests 'floating island' contingency plan

Sep 7th 2011, 11:37 AM 704 Views 7 Comments

The president of the Pacific island says the plan might sound like science fiction, but insists every option should be explored as the sea level rises and threatens Kiribati residents.