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Imagine living on an low lying atoll and worrying whether the next high tide will destroy your home? Or being unable to prepare for your future, engage in business or invest in your country because there may not be a tomorrow.? Well these are the realities people of Kiribati face everyday. Talk Business catches up with the man who tries to put these fears to rest for his people, fighting an uphill battle against climate change and those responsible for his sinking islands.
Seriously. This was one of the most fun "political geography" sectioned videos I've ever made. I mean seriously The sun rises at the same time on 2 islands yet they are over 26 hours apart. We now have a Public mailbox! Feel free to send anything via mail! Our public mailbox address is: 1905 N Wilcox ave, #432 Los Angeles CA, 90068 SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1Os7W46 BTS info and tidbits? Check out the Facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/GeographyNowFanpage/?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/geographynow Instagram: http://instagram.com/GeographyNow_Official Become a patron! Donate to help pay for production of GN! Brandon the Cameraman, as well as Ken the graphics guy. You also get exclusive BTS footage, pics/ and access to other perks! Go to: http://patreon.com/Geograph...
During my travels throughout Tarawa I would often take a break around Bairiki Square & start a conversation with the locals, other tourists & some business people, free entertainment at the same time, not able to understand the Kiribati language, however it gave the square a atmosphere & good for the local businesses.
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For the people of Kiribati, climate change isn't something to be debated, denied or legislated against — it's an everyday reality. The low-lying Pacific island nation may soon be underwater, thanks to rising sea levels. In a personal conversation with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Kiribati President Anote Tong discusses his country's present climate catastrophe and its imperiled future. "In order to deal with climate change, there's got to be sacrifice. There's got to be commitment," he says. "We've got to tell people that the world has changed." TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design ...
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One of the best dance show during the National Trade Fair & Business Awards 2012. Hope you enjoyed it. More to come soon so Please Subscribe, Comment, Rate to keep me going to upload some more so everyone around the world can see and know the tradition, culture and life about our Beautiful Island of Kiribati. All of my uploads video are on Full HD(High Definition), so the picture/sound are very clear to watch and listen.
Some people in the South Pacific could become the world's first climate change refugees due to rising sea levels. For "CBSN: On Assignment," CBS News correspondent Seth Doane visits the low-lying island nation of Kiribati where about 100,000 people live. Watch the full report on Monday, Aug. 21, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and CBSN Subscribe to the "CBS This Morning" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Q0v2hE Watch "CBS This Morning" HERE: http://bit.ly/1T88yAR Watch the latest installment of "Note to Self," only on "CBS This Morning," HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Sh8XlB Follow "CBS This Morning" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1Q7NGnY Like "CBS This Morning" on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1LhtdvI Follow "CBS This Morning" on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Xj5W3p Follow "CBS This Morning" on Google+ HER...
The Pacific island nation of Samoa and parts of Kiribati were the first places in the world to welcome the new year on Monday. Auckland in New Zealand will be the world's first major city to usher in 2018. Samoa and parts of Kiribati are in the world's farthest forward timezone, which is 14 hours ahead of UTC, putting them at the same time as Hawaii except the date is one day ahead. This means it was still Saturday in places such as American Samoa when it turned Monday in Samoa and Kiribati. The exclusive group lost a member this year when Tonga discontinued daylight saving time after just one year. The island nation also observed daylight saving time from 1999 until 2002, a move that was sparked by its desire to be among the first to welcome the new millennium. Kiritimati, which is als...
FIJI AIRWAYS LANDING AT BONRIKI AIRPORT TARAWA ,KIRIBATI
The president of the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati announced a ban on commercial fishing in the waters surrounding his country in order to protect the marine life that lives along the coral reefs that ring his country’s islands, most importantly tuna.
Trade Aid partners with groups like Nei Nibarara to help them develop new products - it's all part of the fair trade relationship to help them develop a sustainable business. Find these Pacific Island delights here: https://www.tradeaid.org.nz/partner-products/06.02/
Only a few min's walk from the Bairiki Square the business area in Tarawa, this is the residency of the President of Kiribati, while viewing the building from the road I get talking to the only local Taxi Driver & he also offers to take me to the Presidents weekend home, I'm not really sure if this is totally true, however I went along for the ride & relaxed in the area for a while taking to the taxi driver. Later I then returned back to Bairiki area,. I managed to re-visit the Presidents main home for a second occasion & filmed from outside, I got talking to a couple of the security guards & some guards were relaxed about filming the property while others were not so relaxed !!!! Using my camera appeared to be no problem.
Any Australians who are either in Tarawa living on a permanent basis, or on a permanent or temporary business trip, or a Australian tourist or volunteer are strongly advised to register your stay at the high commission in case of any type of emergency e.g evacuation or for medical reasons including death !!!!! PS .... Don't forget to give your passport number.
The fishing communities of Kiribati, a Pacific nation comprising 33 small islands, speak about their loss of livelihood and erosion of their culture at the hands of destructive and oversized fishing vessels operating under European flags, ownership or management. Overfishing is a global problem with alarming and indisputable consequences: 90 percent of global fish stocks are currently overexploited. Support low impact fishers and help ensure fair fishing. Visit http://www.greenpeace.org/fishfairly for more information
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While taking a short rest at the back of the Cultural Center in Tarawa on the 20/02/13 I was asked if I'd like to drink some coconut juice & replied YES PLEASE !!! However I didn't realize the kind man who offered the drink would climb the tree for me & shake & cut a few fresh coconuts, he certainly deserved a good tip for his effort !!!!! This is the type of kindness you find everywhere in Tarawa & all the local people make you so welcome.
Kiribati (pronounced "Kiribass") consists of 33 islands in the central Pacific, situated around the point where the International Date Line intersects the equator. Scattered over more than 5 million sq km (2 million sq mi) of ocean are the 17 islands of the Gilberts group (including Banaba, formerly Ocean Island); the 8 Line Islands (including Christmas Island); and the 8 Phoenix Islands. The distance between Christmas Island in the e and Banaba in the w is more than 3,200 km (2,000 mi). Kiribati's total land area is 811 sq km (313 sq mi), and its total coastline is 1,143 km (710 mi). Comparatively, the area occupied by Kiribati is about four times the size of Washington, DC. Kiribati's capital city, Tarawa, is located on the island of Tarawa.
Sixty percent of the world’s fish come from the pacific and the region as a whole has made enormous strides in fisheries management and fisheries development. Papua New Guinea is at the forefront of this progress. And through the National Fisheries Authority and regional organization, the Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency, steps are being taken to ensure the sustainable management of Tuna for the economic benefit of the Pacific community. - visit us at http://www.emtv.com.pg/ for the latest news...