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2014-07-16 23:02:06

Thirteen undergraduate students from colleges across the country join renowned science and policy experts in SEA Semester's unprecedented research voyage. Woods

2014-06-19 08:23:11

Region's leading nation calls for renewed global effort to reduce carbon emissions NADI, Fiji, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji has appealed to developed nations not to behave selfishly

2014-06-16 23:02:09

President Anote Tong of Kiribati announces the closure of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, the largest and deepest UNESCO World Heritage site, to commercial fishing at the U.S.

2014-02-11 20:21:34

"You will not be refugees," says Fijian President during state visit. SUVA, Fiji, Feb.

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Climate Change Impacting World’s Most Vulnerable Nation’s Fresh Water: World Leaders at Economic Summit and UN Climate Talks Urged to Act Preeminent climate scientist and noted environmental leaders speak out on behalf of the Kiribati Nation, calling upon world leaders who will gather this month at the Economic Summit in Seoul and U.N.

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2010-08-03 15:00:20

The smallest Pacific Island nations said Tuesday that they had seen little of the global funding that was promised to help combat climate change.

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2010-06-03 13:32:46

Researchers revealed Thursday that some South Pacific coral atolls have held their own or even grown in size over the past 60 years, despite rising sea levels.

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2009-08-05 13:20:00

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Wednesday that striking a new global deal to reduce the impact of climate change is crucial to the future of vulnerable Pacific island nations.

2008-09-02 09:00:26

Text of report by public broadcaster Radio New Zealand International on 2 September [Newsreader] The Kiribati government says the decision by Air Pacific to suspend flights to Christmas Island [Kiritimati] was made suddenly.

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2008-08-08 05:55:00

Rising sea levels may one day sink some South Pacific islands, and Olympic athletes are warned its now or never to go for the gold.


Latest Kiribati Reference Libraries

Orbiculate Cardinalfish, Sphaeramia orbicularis
2009-06-18 17:44:13

The Orbiculate Cardinalfish (Sphaeramia orbicularis) is a cardinalfish that belongs to the family of Apogondiae. This fish grows to be 10 inches in length. The Orbiculate Cardinalfish has a thick, dark, vertical "waistband" that is sprinkled with dark spots heading toward the tail of the fish. This fish is found in coastal areas across the Indo-Pacific, along with East Africa, the Ryukyu Islands, New Caledonia, eastern Caroline, Kiribati, Belau, and the Mariana Islands. The male Orbiculate...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.