News - Kiribati
5 Jul 2018
The government of Kiribati has launched what it calls its first ever climate change policy. In a statement, the government said it had a strong mission to safeguard the present and future...
8 Feb 2018
Kiribati's Marine Division says the formal search for passengers of the MV Butiraoi has been suspended after the ferry sank over two weeks ago. A spokesman said the decision was made in...
2 Feb 2018
The aerial search for survivors of the Kiribati ferry disaster has been called off, with at least 80 people feared dead. Maritime New Zealand this morning confirmed the directive, which came...
29 May 2017
CANCUN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Pacific island nation of Kiribati is in dire need of aid as drought pushes it closer to declaring a state of emergency and it struggles with...
19 Mar 2017
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Kiribati is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change and sea level rise. The Kiribati Adaptation...
28 Dec 2016
A host of varied celebrations have been taking place across the world to mark Christmas Day. The first places to have entered into Christmas were Samoa and Kiribati's appositely-named Christmas...
22 Nov 2016
Sharks and global warming have something in common. Despite the fact that there’s overwhelming evidence that shark populations are dwindling and humans have a hand in the planet heating up way...