Posts Tagged ‘Sea Level’

Anglican programme helping Malaitans cope with rising sea level

Friday, November 29th, 2013

The Church of Melanesia’s Board of Mission is helping the people of the Malaita Province, in the Solomon Islands, to adapt to the rising sea level. In the Solomon Islands, the sea level rises of 8 millimetres per year, almost three times the global average, survival of communities on the low-lying atoll of Ontong Java Read more

Kiribati Leaders consider moving their people to Fiji

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Kiribati is investigating the purchase  nearly 3,000 hectares on Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu. Kiribati President, Anote Tong, said fertile land, being sold by a church group for about $9.6 million, could be insurance for Kiribati’s entire population of 103,000, though he hopes it will never be necessary for everyone to leave. Tong said some villages have already Read more