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Climate Change Has Reached Our Shores

Published: 
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 8:40am

AS the world barrels toward a climate crisis of its own making, my country stands at the precipice. In the Marshall Islands, like elsewhere in the Pacific, climate change is no longer a distant threat, nor at the doorstep.

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Kiribati faces its future, and a rising ocean

Published: 
Sun, 12/01/2013 - 10:46pm

Recently, a curious case appeared before New Zealand's High Court. The plaintiff, Ioane Teitiota, a resident of the island-nation of Kiribati, was seeking refugee status in New Zealand.