Rising sea levels provokes relocation of an entire nation

Rising sea levels provokes relocation of an entire nation Facts

Fig. Nation of Kiribati, located below sea level.

President of one of the Pacific nation of Kiribati, called plans to buy land in Fiji, in order to fully move back all its citizens. The reason being relocated will be a growing level of water in the ocean.

This migration will be the first in modern history to be because of climate change. Kiribati is going to buy 2025 hectares of vacant land in the archipelago to build homes and start farming, since a significant number of 32 own atolls stretching

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Kiribati is preparing for the worst because of the high seas

Kiribati is preparing for the worst because of high sea level danger zone

Small Pacific nation, living on the island of New Zealand in the ocean far, hastily trying to implement a plan to resettle all residents to higher islands, which are not subject to flooding caused by rising sea levels.

A group of 30 with a small atoll, which occupy Kiribati, lies only a few meters above sea level and is constantly struggling with coming water. But in the last year, this struggle is on the brink of life and death. The ocean absorbs the local villages,

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Weather and climate are forcing residents in full force to leave the country

Hardly notice the increase in sea level in millimeters when you live on the mainland. Another thing — the smallest state, located on the tiny island in the middle of shallow ocean.

The leader of the island nation of Kiribati, located in the south-east of the Pacific Ocean, has expressed extreme concern about water levels. According to the President Anote Tong, global warming makes the island of Kiribati uninhabitable. Knowing disappointing forecasts of climate scientists, people do not associate their future with a country that is gradually disappearing from the map. In addition, advancing, the salt water makes

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In the Pacific Ocean dives Republic of Kiribati. Video

Due to climate change the water leaves the Republic of Kiribati. In the depths of the already disappeared 32 coral islands and their inhabitants moved to the largest atoll, where the country's capital of Tarawa. But it will soon face the same fate.

Kiribati authorities planned to build artificial islands based on the technology of floating oil rigs. But it turned out that the project could not realize — too high costs. The President of the sinking of the country today made with another sensational offer — buy the site, about two thousand acres, from the neighbors.

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The President of the sinking state decided to relocate his people in Fiji

Leaving the water authorities of the Republic of Kiribati, the Pacific plan to resettle people in the country to one of the islands of Fiji, said on Thursday, March 8, BBC News.

Kiribati President Anote Tong said that is currently in talks with the authorities in Fiji to purchase one of the islands of the archipelago. Tong said that the case of the acquisition of the second largest island of Vanua Levu, Fiji, an area of five thousand square kilometers.

The current population of Kiribati is more than a hundred thousand people. The country is composed

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Fiji: The issue of climate change has become the main unit at the Summit Pacific

September 7. The political situation in Fiji and the effect of sea level rise in the settlements located in the lowlands have become the most discussed at the Pacific Islands Forum's annual summit, which this year was held in Auckland, New Zealand. The main political power in the region will also discuss economic reform, although there are slight differences on Fiji, which was suspended due to a forum of armed coup in 2006.

Kiribati President Anote Tong, said that his country is on the low-lying atolls, which are gradually absorbed by the bay, because global warming raises sea level.

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Kiribati could become the first floating state

A small island nation of Kiribati in the Pacific, the threat of extinction — the water level near the archipelago is constantly increasing and threatens soon to wash away the country to the ground. Kiribati authorities want to move more than 100 000 people on floating platforms, reports Associated Press.

At the meeting, the leaders of the Pacific in New Zealand, Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati, which comprises 33 islands, has expressed serious concern over the fact that soon led them to the country may cease to exist. At least, in the usual form. In recent

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UN chief and Kiribati leader warned that climate change threatens the Pacific States

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and President of the Republic of Kiribati, Anote Tong stressed that climate change is the most serious threat to the prosperity, security and living island states throughout the Pacific region. Leaders emphasized that this phenomenon undermines efforts to promote sustainable development. The head of the United Nations and President of Kiribati confirmed the need for urgent international action to reduce emissions of harmful greenhouse gas emissions, and to increase the international funding for local communities to adapt to climate change.Ban Ki-moon and Anote Tong noted vulnerability of the least developed countries and the importance

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In the Pacific Ocean dives Republic of Kiribati. Video

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8.03.12.Iz-for climate change in the water leaving the Republic of Kiribati. In the depths of the already disappeared 32 coral islands and their inhabitants moved to the largest atoll, where the country's capital of Tarawa. But it will soon face the same fate. Kiribati authorities planned to build artificial islands based on the technology of floating oil rigs. But it turned out that the project could not realize — too high costs. The President of the sinking of the country today made with another sensational offer — buy the site, about two thousand acres, from the neighbors.

Anote

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Kiribati is preparing for the worst because of the high seas

Small Pacific nation, living on the island of New Zealand in the ocean far, hastily trying to implement a plan to resettle all residents to higher islands, which are not subject to flooding caused by rising sea levels.

A group of 30 with a small atoll, which occupy Kiribati, lies only a few meters above sea level and is constantly struggling with coming water. But in the last year, this struggle is on the brink of life and death. The ocean absorbs the local villages, one by one, and the people to survive, are forced either to press their

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