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Climate change and migration in Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru  devpolicy.org

The atoll of states of Kiribati and Tuvalu have the unenviable distinction of being among the countries in the world that are most vulnerable to climate change.

devpolicy.org
Kiribati leader addresses energy assembly  Radio New Zealand

The president of Kiribati, Taneti Mamau, says developments in renewable energy technologies over the past decade can bring huge benefits to the Pacific.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati assesses impact of damaging sea flooding  Radio New Zealand

Repairing damaged seawalls is the main focus of the Kiribati government after storms and sea surges earlier this month.

Radio New Zealand
Good Samaritans' ministries face challenges of Kiribati's vulnerable future  Global Sisters Report

GSR Today - Kawi Arebonto and Tenta Maritino made their first vows as Good Samaritan Sisters last year. GSR recently interviewed them about their experience ...

Global Sisters Report
Our island is disappearing but the president refuses to act  The Washington Post

Anote Tong was the president of Kiribati from 2003 to 2016. Matthieu Rytz is a filmmaker and visual storyteller. The Republic of Kiribati — a nation of islands and ...

The Washington Post
Kiribati President calls for completion of Paris Agreement  Radio New Zealand

The President of Kiribati has made a strong call for the completion of the Paris Agreement work programme at the COP24 climate meeting in Poland.

Radio New Zealand
‘Not happy’: Australia must act on climate, says former Kiribati leader  The Guardian

Anote Tong has had quite a week. The former president of Kiribati has been in Australia to advocate for more robust action on climate change, which threatens to ...

The Guardian
Melissa Price 'can't recall' entire conversation with former Kiribati leader  The Guardian

Melissa Price has said she can't “recall the complete conversation” in which three witnesses say she disparaged Pacific nations to the former president of Kiribati ...

The Guardian
Kiribati founding father accuses Government of covering up fatal ferry disaster  ABC News

Kiribati's first president accuses the island nation's current leader of withholding a report into a ferry that sank in January this year, killing at least 80 people, ...

ABC News
NO, KIRIBATI ISN'T DROWNING, MR TONG. AND WHAT OF CHINA?  Herald Sun

Why is Anote Tong, ex-president of Kiribati, lecturing Australia when China's emissions are more than 20 times our own, and soaring fast?:

Herald Sun
Marshalls and Kiribati hit by unseasonal storm  Radio New Zealand

A tropical depression north of the equator has caused flooding in Western Kiribati and the Marshall Islands.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati tourists to be surveyed  Radio New Zealand

Travellers leaving Kiribati will soon be surveyed to help the government develop the tourism sector in the hope of attracting more tourists.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati Youth Brass Band charming Wingham and beyond | video  Great Lakes Advocate

The Pacific Islanders are wowing audiences with their beautiful vocal harmonies and jazzy brass.

Great Lakes Advocate
This is what happens when climate change forces an entire country to seek higher ground  The Washington Post

The central Pacific nation of Kiribati has a few claims to fame. Its flag-bearer at the past two summer Olympics won international attention and became a meme ...

The Washington Post
Families of Kiribati ferry disaster victims mull legal action  Radio New Zealand

An NGO representing families of the victims who died when a ferry sank in Kiribati, killing at least 80 people in January, says it's preparing legal action against ...

Radio New Zealand
Adventists Return to Deserted Kiribati Atoll  Adventist Review

The move is one more step in recent church developments across the nation.

Adventist Review
Kiribati Govt says ferry disaster report will be made public, eventually  Radio New Zealand

The Kiribati Government says a report on the sinking of the Butiraoi, in which at least 80 died, will be made public once a police investigation is completed.

Radio New Zealand
"Treasured heirlooms must be protected" - Kiribati President  Māori Television

The President of Kiribati Taneti Mamau says that in Kiribati, cultural heirlooms are considered as their natural wealth. He paid a special visit the Pacific...

Māori Television
NAP Global Network Focusing on NAP Process at Country Level, Meeting Paris Agreement Goals | News  IISD Reporting Services

12 February 2019: The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has issued publications outlining the role of the NAP process in advancing adaptation ...

IISD Reporting Services
Anger in Kiribati over unreleased report on ferry disaster  Radio New Zealand

An opposition MP in Kiribati says there is growing anger over the government's refusal to release a report into the Butiraoi sinking.

Radio New Zealand
Funding for biggest Kiribati water project approved by GCF  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati says the Green Climate Fund is providing $US28 million dollars for the country's biggest ever water project.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati: Potentially the First Uninhabitable Island Nation  The McGill International Review

Kiribati, a central Pacific nation comprised of 33 atolls and reef islands will be one of the first countries in the world to become uninhabitable due to the forces of ...

The McGill International Review
Desperate times loom for NZ  New Zealand Herald

In less than 30 years New Zealand could be staring down the same "extremely desperate" disaster scenario now threatening the existence of many islands in ...

New Zealand Herald
Kiribati gets closer to implementing national ID  Radio New Zealand

The Kiribati parliament has passed the first reading of its National Identity Registration Bill.

Radio New Zealand
Interview: Climate Change and the Disappearing Islands of Kiribati  Human Rights Watch

The Republic of Kiribati, a group of 33 Pacific Islands home to 100000 people, sits on average six feet above sea level. Scientists believe that at some point this ...

Human Rights Watch
Hope Radio Goes on Air in Kiribati  Adventist Review

New Adventist station will reach 60 percent of the South Pacific nation's population.

Adventist Review
Beijing intensifies lobbying of Pacific nations to recognise Taiwan as part of One China - China power  ABC News

Beijing has intensified its campaign to isolate Taiwan in the Pacific, pressing for the region's peak diplomatic body to formally embrace a One China policy.

ABC News
Victims' families of Kiribati ferry disaster mull legal action  Radio New Zealand

A Kiribati NGO representing families of the victims of the Butiraoi ferry disaster says it could launch legal action against the government.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati wealth fund lost $US20m to US-China trade war - Finance Minister  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati's Finance Minister says the trade war between the US and China has cost the country's sovereign wealth fund $US20 million. The flag of Kiribati.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati buys two new jet planes  Radio New Zealand

Air Kiribati has bought two new jet airliners, as well as the purchase rights for two more.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati climate activists want more from Australia and New Zealand  Radio New Zealand

Climate activists in Kiribati say they want more support from Australia and New Zealand for the Pacific's new focus on climate change as a security threat.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati Govt denies it's wavering on Taiwan support  Radio New Zealand

The Kiribati President Taneti Maamau says there's no truth in rumors that his country will sever diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favour of China.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati and Nauru urge UN to recognise Taiwan  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati and Nauru have urged the United Nations to recognise Taiwan saying the General Assembly's theme of global leadership and shared responsibilities ...

Radio New Zealand
ABC 'DISAPPEARING ISLANDS' CLAIM PROVED FALSE. AGAIN  Herald Sun

The Pacific nation of Kiribati... is disappearing underwater. Tarawa, the atoll where nearly half the country's population lives, could soon disappear. There is no ...

Herald Sun
Two men found in search for missing Kiribati fishermen  Newshub

An Air Force Orion has found two men adrift on a boat in the Pacific, four days after two fishermen were reported missing in Kiribati. Defence Force Commander ...

Newshub
Samoa and Kiribati first countries to welcome 2019  News 1st

Samoa has become the first country to ring in 2019 with a traditional South Pacific knees-up. The island nation is in the midst of a huge bash with - Get the latest ...

News 1st
Kiribati marks 39th independence anniversary  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati is today celebrating its 39th anniversary of gaining independence.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati police to investigate Butiraoi sinking  Radio New Zealand

The police in Kiribati will investigate the sinking of MV Butiraoi, the inter island vessel which sank in January claiming at least 80 lives.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati government hits out at climate film  Radio New Zealand

The Kiribati Government has criticised a film documenting the nation's struggles with climate change, saying it does not follow ethical standards.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati leaders to sign pledges on climate action and killing corruption  Radio New Zealand

Leaders at all levels of Kiribati society have been invited to publicly sign two pledges on climate action and fighting corruption at an event in Tarawa today.

Radio New Zealand
Abdullah bin Zayed receives President of Kiribati  Emirates 24|7

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received the President of Kiribati, Taneti Mamau.During ...

Emirates 24|7
Historical artefacts wheeled out to celebrate Kiribati independence  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati ancestral artefacts dating back a century were put out on display as part of language week celebrations in New Zealand this week.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati opposition moves against Speaker | RNZ  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati opposition cannot bring a motion to remove the Speaker for allegations of sexual harassment because the Speaker keeps stopping it.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati NGO calls for release of Butiraoi report findings  Radio New Zealand

The NGO Kiribati Citizens Against Corruption is calling for the findings of a report into the Butiraoi sinking to be released.

Radio New Zealand
Warkworth library celebrates Kiribati Book Launch  OurAuckland

Warkworth Library celebrates Kiribati Independence Day with a unique book launch.

OurAuckland
While my island nation sinks, Australia is doing nothing to solve climate change  The Guardian

The inaction and recalcitrance of Australia's federal politicians is making Kiribati despair.

The Guardian
World Bank and ADB grants for Kiribati PFM reforms  Public Finance International

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati will be supported to improve its public finances and boost economic growth through better regulation.

Public Finance International
Butiraoi dead not yet officially recorded in Kiribati  Radio New Zealand

The Kiribati parliament has been told that people who died on MV Butiraoi in January have not been officially recorded as dead yet.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati president pays courtesy visit to Fijian head of State  Fiji Times

THE President of the Republic of Kiribati, Te Beretitenti Taneti Maamau, paid a courtesy visit to Fijian President Jioji Konrote at Borron House in Suva this week.

Fiji Times
War of words develops over Kiribati climate film  Radio New Zealand

A documentary aimed at creating awareness about the effects of climate change on nations has triggered a political debate in Kiribati.

Radio New Zealand
Harry and Meghan attend gala performance at Natural History Museum  Wirral Globe

The couple saw The Wider Earth, a play chronicling Charles Darwin's travels across the globe.

Wirral Globe
Kiribati govt says trust fund set to reach a billion dollars  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati's main trust fund is close to reaching its goal of a billion Australian dollars.

Radio New Zealand
Anote's Ark: The story of Kiribati's environmental refugees  BBC News

Film Anote's Ark examines the environmental challenges facing Kiribati islanders.

BBC News
The Great Climate Hoax Is Making Island Nations Disappear  Esquire

Over the weekend, the Washington Post published a fascinating piece about the rapidly disappearing nation-states of the south Pacific, concentrating on the ...

Esquire
Kiribati launches first disability policy  Radio New Zealand

The Kiribati government has launched the country's first ever nation-wide disability action plan.

Radio New Zealand
A former president is worried that his country is sinking into the ocean  CNBC

If the Pacific nation of Kiribati can't resolve rising sea levels, citizens could become "climate refugees," the country's former president warned.

CNBC
Kiribati Speaker stymies efforts to remove him  Radio New Zealand

The opposition in Kiribati says it's stunned the Speaker of Parliament has declared a motion of no confidence in him to be out of order.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati President reaffirms diplomatic ties with Taiwan  Taiwan News

Chinese state-owned companies investing in Kiribati projects led to rumors that Kiribati would pursue closer relations with Beijing.As China's campaign of ...

Taiwan News
Former Kiribati PM slams Australia for casting doubt on climate science  ABC News

The former President of another at-risk Pacific state, Kiribati, has also slammed Australia, questioning the morality of putting power prices over the fate of millions ...

ABC News
Kiwi Martin Tamoaieta makes history as Kiribati's first international rower  Newshub

Martin Tamoaieta is the first rower to represent the island nation at an international event.

Newshub
Red Cross ready as South Pacific cyclone season gets under way  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Suva/Kuala Lumpur/Geneva, 13 February 2019 – With the South Pacific cyclone season under way and Cyclone Oma headed for Vanuatu, Red Cross societies ...

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Kiribati: Fiji Bigger Brother To Pacific Islands  Fiji Sun Online

Fiji has been labelled a bigger brother in the Pacific by the President of Kiribati. Taneti Maamau made the statement while visiting the Koroipita Model Town in ...

Fiji Sun Online
Air Kiribati to go the distance with Embraer E2 order  Australian Aviation

Tiny Air Kiribati is to significantly grow its fleet with the acquisition of two Embraer E190-E2 jets, for delivery in 2019. Embraer announced on Wednesday the ...

Australian Aviation
The lost paradise of Kiribati  Stuff.co.nz

Sydel Berryman has grown up living all around the world, but when she caught her first glimpse of the far-flung island of South Tarawa she suspected it would be ...

Stuff.co.nz
Fourth President of Kiribati to Address 2018 Commencement  College of the Atlantic

Prominent environmental advocate His Excellency Anote Tong, who led the Micronesian island nation from 2003 to 2016, is the keynote speaker at Colleg...

College of the Atlantic
Kiribati's Ambassador to the United States: Who Is Teburoro Tito?  AllGov

Teburoro Tito, who previously won three terms as president of the Pacific island nation of Kiribati (population 118,000), presented his credentials to President ...

AllGov
Kiribati to get its first TV station  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati is set to get its first television station with Wave TV expected to kick off services within a few months.

Radio New Zealand
Anote Tong backs climate change documentary Anote's Ark despite Kiribati criticism  Radio New Zealand

The former president of Kiribati, Anote Tong, says he believes a documentary about the struggles the nation faces in regards to climate change conveys the right ...

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati ferry disaster: Islands mourn 81 presumed victims  BBC News

The Pacific nation of Kiribati is mourning the biggest loss of life ever to hit the archipelago. The sinking of the MS Butiraoi just over two weeks ago is thought to ...

BBC News
Kiribati TV venture hopes to connect islands  Radio New Zealand

There are plans to provide Kiribati with its first digital television station, including the country's only local channel.

Radio New Zealand
Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board  BBC News

Rescuers are searching for a ferry with an estimated 50 people on board after it went missing in the Kiribati Islands. The MV Butiraoi departed from Nonouti ...

BBC News
Kiribati Mourns as Dozens Lost at Sea  VOA News

There is grief and anger on the small South Pacific Island nation of Kiribati after the disappearance of a ferry carrying about 80 people. Many of those on board ...

VOA News
Key Partner at Kiribati Development Partners Forum | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation was invited by the Government of Kiribati through its Ministry of Finance and Economic Development to participate as a ...

Travel News | eTurboNews
Kiribati outer islands development to start early next year  Radio New Zealand

Kirbati's infrastructure minister says a multi-million dollar project to tar seal roads and runways in the outer islands will start early next year.

Radio New Zealand
One dead and hundreds sick from dengue in Kiribati  Radio New Zealand

One child has died and nearly 500 people have become unwell in Kiribati over the past two months due to suspected dengue fever.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati president invites Donald Trump to see impact of climate change on his country  SBS News

The president of Kiribati Taneti Mamau has invited Donald Trump to visit the pacific nation to witness the impact of climate change for himself. SBS News spoke ...

SBS News
2019 is here! Jubilation as Kiribati, New Zealand, Australia become first to celebrate New Year  NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. (Photo | AP) Revellers around the globe ...

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
Environment Minister accused of insulting former head of state  ABC News

A casual encounter at a pizza restaurant in Canberra last night has blown up into a major problem for Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price, who has been ...

ABC News
Kiribati criticism of 'Anote's Ark' political - film director  Radio New Zealand

The person behind the movie Anote's Ark says the Kiribati government's criticism of his climate change documentary is based on political differences and is part ...

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati reserve fund to reach a billion-dollar mark in 2020  Fiji Times

TARAWA, 18 JULY 2018 (RADIO KIRIBATI) – Kiribati President Taneti Maamau says the value of the Government's Reserve Fund kept overseas continues to ...

Fiji Times
Vanuatu and Kiribati join INTERPOL  Radio New Zealand

Vanuatu and Kiribati have joined the world policing body INTERPOL.

Radio New Zealand
LARA - Azul and Kiribati sign up for Embraer E2 aircraft  HMG Aerospace

Brazil's Embraer has announced two deals for its E2 aircraft with airlines in Brazil and the central Pacific, valued at over US$1.6 Bn.

HMG Aerospace
UK's Prince Harry and Meghan attend Darwin play in aid of forest conservation  Reuters India

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended a play on Tuesday evening about the young Charles Darwin's 19th Century expedition on HMS Beagle, ...

Reuters India
'Our islands will be under water': One small nation's fight against climate change  CBC.ca

Kiribati's former president Anote Tong and filmmaker Matthieu Rytz joined Carol Off in the As It Happens studio to talk about their documentary Anote's Ark.

CBC.ca
Air Kiribati plans Majuro flights  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati says it expects its national carrier to begin a regular air *service* between Tarawa and Majuro in the Marshall Islands before the end of the year.

Radio New Zealand
Anote Tong says cutting emissions won't save Kiribati  Radio New Zealand

A former Kiribati president and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Anote Tong says the Paris Climate Agreement came too late for low-lying Pacific states like Kiribati.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati Youth for Christian Living Brass Band play Marlee Bush Carols  Wingham Chronicle

The tiny 144 year old St Mark's Anglican Church at Marlee was filled to capacity for their annual Marlee Bush Carols *Service* held on Sunday December, 16, with ...

Wingham Chronicle
Former Kiribati president explores his disappearing country in new documentary  Newshub

He's trying to save his tiny Pacific nation from being swallowed up by rising sea levels.

Newshub
Safeguarding the present and the future - Kiribati climate change policy  Radio New Zealand

The government of Kiribati has launched what it calls its first ever climate change policy.

Radio New Zealand
Submarine cable deals signed for Kiribati and Nauru  Radio New Zealand

Deals have been signed this week to help fund submarine cables to get high-speed internet to Kiribati and Nauru.

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati man keen to expand hydroponics  Radio New Zealand

A Kiribati man has come up with an ambitious target to get every family in Kiribati growing plants and vegetables hydroponically.

Radio New Zealand
UAE, Kiribati to initiate air services agreement  gulfnews.com

Governments to finalise agreement by end of 2018, GCAA says.

gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi to host World Ocean Summit in March  Daijiworld.com

Abu Dhabi, Feb 14 (Emirates 247):: Abu Dhabi will host the sixth edition of the World Ocean Summit next month, marking the very first time the international ...

Daijiworld.com
Where childhood obesity is highest in world  theindependentbd.com

Childhood obesity continues to rise around the world, and the World Health Organization has called it "one of the most serious public health challenges of the ...

theindependentbd.com
Kiribati government launches climate change policy  Radio New Zealand

The government of Kiribati has launched what it calls its first ever climate change policy.

Radio New Zealand
Force welcomes Kiribati officer in police exchange program  Fiji Times

THESE police to police exchange programs are meant for learning not only for you but for the host nation as well. Police Commissioner Brigadier General ...

Fiji Times
Kiribati ferry disaster: 22 schoolchildren among those feared lost  The Guardian

Twenty-two school children on their way to start a new term are among those feared to have died on a ferry missing for 12 days between remote islands in ...

The Guardian
Kiribati: The endangered island republic that many have never heard of  The News Record

Within the next 50 years, a series of islands in the southwest Pacific — and roughly all 560000 of its inhabitants — will succumb to the depths of the ocean,

The News Record
[Contribution] Global warming threatens Kiribati  The Korea Herald

Climate change has now long been a global and growing conundrum. Calls for immediate action have resulted in governments and organizations undertaking ...

The Korea Herald
Kiribati Moving In The Right Direction In Terms Of Economic Development  Fitch Solutions

Key View: Kiribati released the KV20 in July, which outlines the government's long-term development plans for 2016-2036. Although the growth targets are ...

Fitch Solutions
 

Kiribati Videos

Kiribati: a drowning paradise in the South Pacific | DW Documentary
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Kiribati: a drowning paradise in the South Pacific | DW Documentary
Geography Now! Kiribati
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Geography Now! Kiribati
Kiribati: The Islands Being Destroyed By Climate Change | AJ+ Docs
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Kiribati: The Islands Being Destroyed By Climate Change | AJ+ Docs
Life in Kiribati..Remote Survival
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Life in Kiribati..Remote Survival
Kiribati islands - tourist attractions of a tropical paradise
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Kiribati islands - tourist attractions of a tropical paradise
El paraíso del Pacífico: Kiribati | DW Documental
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El paraíso del Pacífico: Kiribati | DW Documental
República de Kiribati, un país a punto de desaparecer por el cambio climático
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República de Kiribati, un país a punto de desaparecer por el cambio climático
डूबता हुआ देश किरिबाती // Kiribati Amazing Facts in Hindi
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डूबता हुआ देश किरिबाती // Kiribati Amazing Facts in Hindi
Kiribati: la Atlántida de los Mares del Sur | Global 3000
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Kiribati: la Atlántida de los Mares del Sur | Global 3000
किरिबाती देश के बारे में जानिये - Know everything about Kiribati - A Drowning Paradise
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किरिबाती देश के बारे में जानिये - Know everything about Kiribati - A Drowning Paradise
 

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Kiribati Wiki

Kiribati (), officially the Republic of Kiribati (Gilbertese: Ribaberiki Kiribati), is a sovereign state in Micronesia in the central Pacific Ocean. The permanent population is just over 110,000 (2015), more than half of whom live on Tarawa Atoll. The state comprises 32 atolls and reef islands and one raised coral island, Banaba. They have a total land area of 800 square kilometres (310 sq mi) and are dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometres (1.3 million square miles). Their spread straddles both the equator and the 180th meridian, although the International Date Line goes round Kiribati and swings far to the east, almost reaching the 150°W meridian. This brings the Line Islands into the same day as the Kiribati Islands. Kiribati's easternmost islands, the southern Line Islands, south of Hawaii, have the most advanced time on Earth: UTC+14 hours.Kiribati became independent from the United Kingdom in 1979. The capital, South Tarawa, which is now the most populated area, consists of a number of islets, connected by a series of causeways. These comprise about half the area of Tarawa Atoll.Kiribati is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the IMF, and the World Bank, and became a full member of the United Nations in 1999.