Before The Flood

Leonardo DiCaprio speaks to scientists, world leaders, politicians, religious leaders and discusses with them the state of our earth.
For I-Kiribati people, we will be particularly proud that Kiribati is highlighted and Anote Tong is featured in the film.

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Why jokes about climate change are so so wrong.

To crack a joke about rising sea waters demonstrates a clear lack of understanding and education on the subject. If you don’t know what you’re talking about, then keep your mouth shut.

Team Little Island – why and how you should change the world

I’m not sure if he recognised me or not, but I know for sure he looked at me holding the sign, then smirked, shook his head and kept walking. I’m pretty sure the shaking of the head could be interpreted as ‘what a fucking tree-hugging loser’.

How climate effects our health (and why Kiribati needs to act fast)

Malaria and dengue fever are also predicted to rise due to the temperature to increase the reproductive and biting rates of mosquitos. And while it’s not a communicable disease, malnutrition will also increase due to lack of agricultural farming options in the searing heat. See how this all is a giant snowball already?

Kiribati and what it’s doing about climate change

Abeta’s motivation for the book is simple and yet captivating:
‘I think forging our home island of Kiribati forward through today’s challenges, particularly in the future bleak scenarios brought in by climate change has been my biggest motivation to complete this book’

A little recognition…

Through this blog I’ve been lucky enough to meet a lot of people that have given me a lot of insight to many of the questions I ask in my writings.  When I first started this blog I made a promise to myself to learn more about Kiribati which means I have read lots of…

Kiribati relocating to Fiji?

I’ve discovered that the more I write, the more I love it. To be honest, I’ve never considered myself much of a writer but I really enjoy it.

I heart

Every time I try and write how much Kiribati means to me, I end up waffling, writing one paragraph that has 500 words and use the word ‘love’ twice in every sentence.  Therapeutic for me, crap reading for you. I left Kiribati almost two weeks ago and as always I feel as if part of…

Asking Professor Google…

Some of you may know that I have recently joined twitter.  For all those technological whizz-kids out there, I actually find it quite laughable that I am on this.  I was thinking about it this morning that for someone that says they have no idea about technology I have a blog, a twitter account, facebook,…