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The researchers also write in their published paper that the people of Tuvalu will still need to adapt to survive - it's not going to be enough just to sit back and hope that the island land mass keeps expanding. That said, the study does suggest that inhabitants in Tuvalu and other similar island nations may ...
Tuvalu's premier, Enele Sopoaga, says he would like to see the private sector take a role in helping economic development and fighting climate change in his country. Tuvalu is considered one of the most threatened Pacific Island nations because of rising sea levels due to climate change. Mr Sopoaga told ...

With sea levels rising dramatically as a result of climate change, low-lying Tuvalu is often considered to be sinking. But a team of researchers from the University of Auckland, who mapped the shoreline over the past 40 years, have found that it's actually grown. One of the researchers, Dr Murray Ford, says ...
Two students from Tuvalu have won scholarships from the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project focused on building coastal resilience in three of Tuvalu's nine inhabited islands. With finance from the Green Climate Fund, 19-year-old Tanu Sumeo says she's interested in learning about geospatial technology.
The project focuses on building coastal resilience in three of Tuvalu's nine inhabited islands and is funded by the Green Climate Fund. Investing in young people is among the country's environmental adaptation plans. One of the students, 19 year old Tanu Sumeo, said she was interested in learning how to ...

"I wish I had known her better. I wish she could see me today being a better person. I'd like for her to know my kids," he reflects. John was still living at home in Louisiana when Eileen met and married college love Tom Lonergan and the couple moved first to New Mexico, then to Tuvalu and Fiji for jobs with ...
A high school in Tuvalu has won an international award for a biogas and solar energy project which eliminates the need for imported LPG gas. Motufoua Secondary school won the Oceania category in the Global High School section of this year's Zayed Future Energy Prize, a competition promoting energy ...
Halfway across the world, the same human tragedy is repeated in the islands of Tuvalu, Kiribati and Fiji. Kiribati, an island nation in the Pacific, is home to just about 110,000 people living on some 30 atolls and reef islands. It straddles the equator, where the sea level rise is double the global average.
Choosing the sustainable path was also a game-changer for students of Motufoua Secondary School in Tuvalu, who won in the Oceania category of schools. Motufoua is the only government school in Tuvalu, a small Polynesian island nation in the Pacific Ocean. The school has a 46kW solar PV array and ...
ZDF Enterprises, the commercial subsidiary of German broadcaster ZDF, is partnering with U.K. production banner Tuvalu Entertainment for One Bad Apple, a high-end female-led drama series billed as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Clueless meets Riverdale and The Omen, wrapped around Indiana ...
Gavin and Rebecca Scott, whose credits include George Lucas' The Young Indiana Jones, are developing a $14M drama with a female, Darth Vader-style protagonist. UK production company Tuvalu Entertainment has teamed with Germany's ZDF Enterprises on One Bad Apple, a series that looks at what ...
cyclones have displaced thousands from Tuvalu in the South Pacific and Puerto Rico in the Caribbean. Experts agree that a prolonged drought may have catalysed Syria's civil war and resulting migration. Between 2008 and 2015, an average of 26.4 million people per year were displaced by climate- or ...
Tuvalu is one of the smallest and most remote nations in the world. It has a population of just 11,000 and the United Nations classifies it as one of the least developed countries in the world. That being said, the Fijian domestic carrier, Air Fiji, operates flights between Suva and Tuvalu's main island, Funafuti, ...
What Tuvalu lacks in architectural splendour, it makes up for in empty, palm tree-fringed beaches. The islands are not built up and the population of 10,000 is thinly spread. But there is a strong traditional local culture, kept alive by the people of Tuvalu. You can watch traditional dancing, basket weaving and ...
During the meeting, Minister Manuella commended Fiji's nurses who are serving in Tuvalu as per the health exchange programme. "We are really appreciative of the work of the Fiji nurses for the delivery of the health services for our people back home," Minister Manuella said. "And I am very pleased with ...
WELLINGTON - The Pacific nation of Tuvalu -- long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels -- is actually growing in size, new research shows. A University of Auckland study examined changes in the geography of Tuvalu's nine atolls and 101 reef islands between ...

A University of Auckland study examined changes in the geography of Tuvalu's nine atolls and 101 reef islands between 1971 and 2014, using aerial photographs and satellite imagery. It found eight of the atolls and almost three-quarters of the islands grew during the study period, lifting Tuvalu's total land ...
The tiny Pacific nation of Tuvalu - once thought to be under threat from rising sea levels - has grown the size of California's Disneyland over the past 40 years. ... The study, published in the Nature Communications journal on Friday, was the first in-depth look at how much each of Tuvalu's 101 islands have ...
Downies latest contribution to the Australian flora and fauna on coins comes courtesy of the good folk of Tuvalu: Ninox strenua a.k.a. the Powerful Owl. The 40.60 mm, 1 oz .9999 fine silver proof quality dollar has a mintage of 5,000. The colorized coin was struck by The Perth Mint. Powerful Owls are found ...
At the end of October through early November, President Tsai Ying-wen visited three south Pacific ally nations: the Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, and the Solomon Islands. Tsai was particularly concerned with the state of local agriculture in each country. Two years ago the Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM, 台灣 ...
Mr Khajimba said he would like to form an interparliamentary group with Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu to advance Abkhazia's interests in the South Pacific. The proposal came despite both Tuvalu and Vanuatu having rescinded their recognition of Abkhazia. Earlier this month, Mr Khajimba met a delegation ...
The World Bank is giving Tuvalu $US8.75 million to improve the safety and oversight of its international airport. The money would go towards repairs of the runway at Funafuti Airport, which was being damaged by water infiltration exacerbated by tidal and sea level impacts. Several trial design solutions for ...
In its requests to the ministry, Ching Fu said the loan was for a shipbuilding project it had undertaken in Tuvalu, one of the nation's allies in the ...
The Permanent Mission of Tuvalu to the United Nations has proposed a resolution to create a legal framework for people displaced by climate change. Funafuti's oceanside shoreline, Tuvalu Photo: RNZI / Johnny Blades. It will provide a forum to discuss paths forward through disaster risk reduction ...
Rev Tafue Lusama, general secretary of the Tuvalu Christian Church, told delegates at an event organised by the World Council of Churches, ...
Tuvalu men's rugby sevens team with head coach Ro Alivereti Doviverata (standing-right) at the ANZ Stadium, Suva on November 10, 2017.
Tuvalu men's rugby sevens team with head coach Ro Alivereti Doviverata (standing-right) at the ANZ Stadium, Suva on November 10, 2017.
Kate and her husband William received the the Tuvalu Order of Merit in recognition of their 2012 visit to the Polynesian nation of nine tiny ...
Funafuti, Tuvalu, Nov. 1 (CNA) Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga said Wednesday that his country will always remain Taiwan's friend, ...
Tsai will visit the Marshall and Solomon Islands along with Tuvalu while transiting through Hawaii and the U.S. territory of Guam. The three are ...
Update: 5:28PM PRESIDENT Jioji Konrote, today praised the elders of Tuvalu for their wisdom in looking beyond the horizon with a mission to ...
Two families from Tuvalu have had their cases to be recognised as ... "Tuvalu is a small island state and Funafuti atoll is small, comprising ...
However, in many other places such as Tuvalu, a remote Pacific island country, distance remains an unyieldingly defining element of life.
This week fifteen health workers from Tuvalu began the first of five modules for the Postgraduate Certificate in Field epidemiology (PGCFE), ...
THE Tuvalu government has called for a general consensus towards the five non-permanent seats that make up the United Nations Security ...
Tuvalu, which consists of three islands and six scattered low-lying atolls, has become a symbol for the human impact of global warming.
The Polynesian island of Tuvalu has proposed the establishment of a climate change insurance facility to develop climate change risk transfer ...
Tuvalu Language Week is being celebrated for the fifth time in New Zealand, with this year's focus on retaining and progressing their culture.
Update: 5:14PM THE people of the island nation of Tuvalu today marked the 39th anniversary of their independence. Fiji Islands President ...
The International solar Alliance was launched by India in late 2015 and has about 40 countries as members. The Alliance's aim is to undertake ...
Fiji, Niger and Tuvalu have formally joined the International solar Alliance, an association of countries that seek to ramp up production of solar ...
Tuvalu is buying 5000 tonnes of rocks from Nauru as part of a coastal adaptation project to protect the country's newly reclaimed Queen ...
Mr Sopoaga said Tuvalu would not vote for any country which did not support climate change as a security issue and a permanent item on the ...
Tuvalu's tourism authorities are looking at how they can grow the industry in a sustainable way that also spreads the story of how they are ...
Tuvalu was one of the least visited places in the world last year with only two thousand arrivals, but its tourism officer is hoping those who do ...
Representatives from the Cook Islands and Tuvalu shared their experiences and spoke on the need for environmental monitoring through ...
The Permanent Mission of Tuvalu to the United Nations has proposed a resolution to create a legal framework for people displaced by climate ...
During the Global Climate Action Day on oceans and Coastal Zones Tuvalu's prime minister has said his nation is under attack from the effects ...
It is sending 5000 metric tonnes of rocks to Tuvalu to help with coastal protection around the reclaimed queen Elizabeth II national park on ...


 

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