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