China’s foreign minister is visiting the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati, where the future of a vast fishing ground is at stake.
Seven people on two small boats that drifted for days in the Pacific have been rescued after a New Zealand plane spotted them near the remote island nation of Kiribati.
Kiribati and several other small Pacific nations were among the last on the planet to have avoided any virus outbreaks, thanks to their remote locations and strict border controls.
No nation offers asylum or other protections to people displaced because of climate change. President Joe Biden’s administration is studying the idea, and climate migration is expected to be discussed at his first climate summit this week.