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5 reasons why the world needs a moratorium on new coal mines

Blog entry by Leanne Minshull | April 21, 2016

Only four months ago, the world recognised the need to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees C. The Paris climate agreement signalled the end of the era of fossil fuels, particularly coal, the dirtiest source of power. But...

Monster Boats - Kiribati

Video | November 14, 2014 at 11:44

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,...

President of Kiribati visits the Arctic

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | September 29, 2014

In September 2014 Anote Tong, President of the Pacific Republic of Kiribati, journeyed to the Arctic to see first hand the melting Arctic glaciers that are affecting his drowning Pacific paradise. Sea levels are rising faster in the...

Day 2: Up close and personal with climate change

Blog entry by Keisha Castle-Hughes | June 23, 2009

Hey everyone, Well I have had a jam-packed day! Firstly, we had an open boat of the Esperanza this morning. The weather didn’t start out looking too flash but that didn’t stop people flocking to come and learn about life on...

The World's Largest Tuna Fishing Vessel

Video | May 28, 2008 at 17:30

Kiribati — We chased it for 5 days, but as dawn broke over the Pacific this morning we finally confronted the biggest tuna fishing vessel in the world. The Spanish-owned and flagged tuna purse seiner "Albatun Tres" is known as a 'super, super...

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