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Pacific Journalism Monographs No 3: Kiribati media, science and politics

TELLING THE STORY OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN A 'DISAPPEARING NATION'


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Pacific Media Centre, Taberannang Korauaba
ISBN/code: ISBN 9781877314865; e-ISSN 2253-4121
Price: $10.00
Publication date: Monday, June 16, 2014
Publisher: Pacific Media Centre

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Although the Pacific nation of Kiribati has been identified as one of the most vulnerable countries to the impact of climate change, little is known about the attitudes of the local media and the public toward this issue. This is in contrast to empirical study findings which have shown that the public and the media were aware of the threats posed by climate change. A monograph extracted from the author’s thesis arguing that the people of Kiribati are not united over climate change.

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Browse the author's MCS thesis on Kiribati

About the authors

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Pacific Media Centre

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The Pacific Media Centre - TE AMOKURA - at AUT University has a strategic focus on Māori, Pasifika and ethnic diversity media and community development.

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Taberannang Korauaba

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A former journalist and editor from the Broadcasting Publications Authority (BPA) on Tarawa, he is now a journalist in New Zealand.


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