Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, in the Kiribati Line Islands is the largest coral atoll in the world. It is larger than the Mediterranean island of Malta. The Kiribati Line Islands are the world’s farthest forward time zone, welcoming a new day 14 hours before Greenwich Mean Time.

Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, in the Kiribati Line Islands is the largest coral atoll in the world. It is larger than the Mediterranean island of Malta. The Kiribati Line Islands are the world’s farthest forward time zone, welcoming a new day 14 hours

Christmas Island, Kiribati-pronounced Kiribas, it is an island nation

Tarawa atoll: If ocean levels rise by as much as three feet by the end of the century, as predicted by the Fifth IPCC Assessment report released last week, the Pacific island nation of Kiribati — composed of 32 atolls — would mostly disappear.

Connect The Dots On Climate Change Home Sweet Home  Thanks to climate change, low-lying island nations may have to evacuate, and sooner than previously expected. Melting of the Greenland and west Antarctic ice sheets has been underestimated, scientists say, and populations in countries like the Maldives, Kiribati, Tuvalu and others may need to move within a decade

Our favorite islands may have to be evacuated if they are only a few feet above sea level.

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is an island nation in the central tropical Pacific Ocean. (V)

Christmas Island or Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is an island nation in the central tropical Pacific Ocean.

Un Mundo en Paz: Kiritimati, la isla del Pacífico que inauguró el a...

Un Mundo en Paz: Kiritimati, la isla del Pacífico que inauguró el a...

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The Kiribati Travel Journal

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