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.
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