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    Republic of Kiribati

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    named The Republic of Kiribati (pronounced kee-ree-bahs), or simply Kiribati. Kiribati is a unique country with intriguing customs and people. It comes from a European and Asian background but has developed a culture of its own with unique government, customs, history, religion, and more. Sadly, this country is one natural disaster away from losing everything and disappearing under the waves. Though, this country may seem small and unimportant to bigger countries, to the I-Kiribati (the residents of

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    Operation Hawaii: Yamamoto had plans on neutralizing and sinking the U.S. Fleet in Hawaii Waters, this would allow japan the time to consolidate its empire. The war would begin with a massive blow against the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Americans were unaware of the plan and they see the Japanese to be inferior to them and unsuited as soldiers and aviators. On November 26, 1941, 6:00 am, the task force sailed to pearl harbor, staying undetected. There was no sun, moon nor stars so the weather was in their

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    Kiribati Case Study

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    168.73°W, Kiribati is one of the largest territories in Micronesia. Kiribati or officially known as the Republic of Kiribati established in 1979 is identified into three groups, the Gilbert Islands, Phoenix Islands, and the Line Islands. There are currently 33 islands in Kiribati, 20 which are inhabited over the 313 square mile territory. Kiribati is known for having a plethora amount of coconut plantations as well as fishing grounds and a satellite telemetry system. The people of Kiribati live in

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    # 2 One concept that became apparent in this unit was how climate change has had such a dramatic effect on the island of Kiribati and its people. Climate change in Kiribati is allegedly associated with the environmental pollution and chemical by-products of other nations such as Australia, England, China, and the United States. Evidence has been presented showing the Kiribati Island is at risk of vanishing as a result of the monstrous waves in the South Pacific Ocean. However, even though the United

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    The increase of temperature by 2°C can make a change for humans all around the world and a change in geographical features as well. Small islands like Kiribati are sinking and going extinct because of climate change and soon the world we know will be extinct as well. Unless we act fast. “Asia Most Affected” by Green Cross Australia, document C is about how a lot of areas and people are being affected especially in Asia. In this article it states “Rising sea levels cause high tides that increasingly

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    broken necklace of islands called Kiribati. Made up of 32 atolls interspersed over 3.5 million square kilometres, Kiribati snakes over the equator and nudges the International Date Line at its eastern-most point. Kiribati is only 900 meters across at its widest point but over 100,000 people inhabit it, and that number is rapidly increasing each year. The nation’s capital, Tarawa, now has a higher population density than Tokyo. Oh yeah, and did I mention that Kiribati will most likely cease to exist

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    Climate change. The beginning of our worlds extinction. Started by none other than us as human beings. We have started the destruction of Kiribati and other small islands that are vulnerable to rising tides and we as developing and developed countries need to realize the reality of the situation. We need to take action against the force of nature that we have altered. Examine, The World May Have Hit Peak Carbon Emission, document E, which talks about how there is a chance that we may be on our way

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    How climate change change the way we live

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    plant growth and food production” from http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn11655-climate-myths-higher-co2-levels-will-boost-plant-growth-and-food-production.html#.Uo595qawrVI Dev Nadkarni , November 10, 2008,” Social disaster before rising seas in Kiribati?” from http://carbon-based-ghg.blogspot.hk/2008/11/social-disaster-before-rising-seas-in.html “A blanket around the Earth” from http://climate.nasa.gov/causes/

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    Throughout history, humans have been influenced by the ocean both directly and indirectly. We depend on the Ocean for many reasons; the air we breathe, the food on our plate, the items in our medicine cabinets and jobs and the economy. The ocean is something that we as humans take advantage of and don’t take the responsibility of caring for it. By doing this we are damaging beautiful and thriving ecosystems and killing the world as a whole that will affect how we live in the future. Most people don’t

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    Climate Change

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    issue that is becoming very real to people worldwide is climate change. The implications of climate change are becoming less subtle and can be seen in the grim fate of countries such as Kiribati and Sundarban countries that are literally being washed away by rising tides, the result of global warming. Both Kiribati and Sundarban are suffering from excessive land loss due to water erosion. These countries, as well as other developing nations, produce very little of the pollution and emissions that

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