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# kiribati - Sunday 6 December, 2015

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

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

# kiribati - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

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

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.

# kiribati - Friday 14 September, 2012

Fisherman recovered alive after four months at sea

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

# kiribati - Monday 2 July, 2012

Amelia Earhart search project prepares to launch new expedition

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

# kiribati - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Fresh search for Amelia Earhart and navigator 75 years after disappearance

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

# kiribati - Friday 9 March, 2012

Pacific island nation considers moving over climate change fears

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

# kiribati - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Kiribati president suggests 'floating island' contingency plan

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.