Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Photo of the Day: Kiribati Island on the Verge of Disappearance





A view of mangrove shoots planted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and others on Tarawa, an atoll in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, on September 4, 2011. (Eskinder Debebe/ United Nations Photo /Flickr)

The low-lying Pacific island nation of Kiribati is threatened by rising sea levels due to climate change and the government is considering buying land on the neighboring island of Fiji in order to relocate its entire population. 

Want to see your images in our Photo of the Day posts? Use Flickr and tag your photos "asiasociety" or simply email your best shots from Asia to [email protected]. Be sure to include where and when the photo was taken. We look forward to seeing — and publishing — your submissions!

comments powered by Disqus