Pacific Rising Blog

Kiribati Calls on Billionaires for Help

  • February 16, 2016
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Can Wealthy Individuals and Technology Save Kiribati?

Aquariam of the Pacific Partners with Pacific Rising

  • February 10, 2016
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A Marshall Plan for Pacific Islands Announced at Paris COP21

  • December 11, 2015
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A “Marshall Plan” for the Pacific Islands

A coalition of five low-lying island nations on Wednesday announced an ambitious effort to adapt to a changing climate that threatens their very existence.

Melting Ice a Ticking Time Bomb for Pacific Islands

  • November 24, 2015
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Blog post from Dr. Greg Stone - November 24, 2015

On the island of Tarawa, under gently drifting popcorn-shaped clouds in the remotest part of the south Pacific, you don’t think of ice.Tarawa is a sliver of land bent like a sickle against the blue flat sheen of tropical ocean that seems to stretch forever in all directions. There is no naturally formed ice within thousands of miles. Yet in this capital city of the Republic of Kiribati, ice will have much to do with the survival of its people.

President Tong at UNGA Sept 2015

  • April 29, 2014
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Addresing the 70th United Nations General Assembly on September 28, 2015, President of Kiribati, Anote Tong said his country’s citizens won’t be able to remain on the physical islands of Kiribati much longer without drastic change on global warming. No matter what happens at COP 21 in Paris, his country won’t look the same in 50 years, and he - and the world - must take action now.

President Tong's TED Talk on Mission Blue II

  • March 30, 2012
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Mission Blue II + TED: Ideas for Addressing the Ocean's Most Pressing Challenges

Wyland's Mural for Kiribati & Pacific Rising

  • March 30, 2012
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Renowned artist and ocean activist colors a canvas of hope for the people of Kiribati and the ambitions of Pacific Rising. Wyland was in Tarawa this summer and immediately began insipiring the world with his artistry. Here he stands in front of the city mural with President Tong and his friend, Dr. Greg Stone.