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Entire nation of Kiribati to be relocated over rising sea level threat

The low-lying Pacific nation of Kiribati is negotiating to buy land in Fiji so it can relocate islanders under threat from rising sea levels.<p>In what could be the world's first climate-induced migration of modern times, Anote Tong, the Kiribati president, said he was in talks with Fiji's military …


RT @ClimateNow: Kiribati, one of the world's smallest countries, will be lost to rising seas #climate http://t.co/To2UPES4td

Pacific island nation of Kiribati - in pictures

Reuters photographer David Gray spent time documenting life in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati, a chain of 33 atolls and islands that stand just metres above sea level, spread over a huge expanse of otherwise empty ocean. With surrounding sea levels rising, it's predicted the country …

Kiribati faces its future, and a rising ocean

Op-Ed<p>Kiribati faces its future, and a rising ocean<p>The island nation is being submerged by swelling tides. Soon, millions of climate refugees from other faraway islands will wander the planet looking for a new home. Will we pay attention?<p>November 13, 2013|By J. Maarten Troost<p>Kiribati is a remote …