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  • So, for example, if a country, say New Zealand, takes in the refugees, the Kiwis could make a case for administering the maritime zone where the country used to be on behalf of the former I-Kiribati.

    Cleo Paskal: Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, and Political Crises Will Redraw the World Map

  • We also travel to New Zealand to visit an I-Kiribati community that has already left its home, and to the Pacific Island Forum in Niue to see how the rest of the region is coping with the here-and-now crisis of climate change.

    Joel B. Schwartzberg: Where Climate Change Catastrophe is NOT a Hypothetical

  • Kiribatinoun: I-Kiribati (singular and plural) adjective: I-Kiribati


  • Nationality: noun: I-Kiribati (singular and plural) adjective: I-Kiribati


  • This child would tend to speak German to her father, Spanish to her mother, English to other Europeans, and I-Kiribati to locals; even if it was all in the context of the one conversation.

    On being linguistically defeated

  • At the time, the child was living in Kiribati, a pacific nation which is essentially bilingual (The vast majority of the population know both I-Kiribati and English), but the child in question had a German father and a mother from a Spanish-speaking country in one of the continents beginning with "A" in the southern hemisphere (My memory is unclear - I was only four).

    On being linguistically defeated

  • Kiribati noun: I-Kiribati (singular and plural) adjective: I-Kiribati

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • Kiribati: noun: I-Kiribati (singular and plural) adjective: I-Kiribati

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Still, these things don't explain many of the changes I-Kiribati have noticed and often attribute to climate change: higher tides, longer droughts, saltier drinking water.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Historically, the I-Kiribati were notable seafarers, and today about 1,400 I-Kiribati are trained, certified, and active as seafarers.



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