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99 ways to use a coconut #8 – #13

Posted on 05. Jul, 2011 by Lan Marie in Bits, Coconut

99 ways to use a coconut #8 – #13

Going on a picnic is a very popular Tuvaluan time-killer. You can go with your friends, your family or your colleagues. Read how Tuvaluans can make their picnic totally wastefree and local at the same time!!

Is Tuvalu lacking water? Part 1/3

Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by Lan Marie in Climate Change, water

Is Tuvalu lacking water? Part 1/3

The Tuvaluan Government is asking for more water tanks in its National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) in order to secure fresh water access for its citizens. « More water tanks, we need more water tanks », says many Tuvaluans when you ask them about their access to fresh water. But is this really what Tuvaluans need?

Takk til Olav Brostrup Muller

Posted on 11. Jun, 2011 by Lan Marie in Bits, Mitigation, economy

Takk til Olav Brostrup Muller

I dag kom Olav Brostrup Muller med en fantastisk pressemelding i Grovt Sagt spalten i Klassekampen som jeg må dele. Den omhandler selvfølgelig LOs nyeste klimapolistiske utspill og heter: LO tar ansvar: Miljøtiltak Pressemelding, 11.06.11 Landsorganisasjonen (LO) Youngsgt. 11, 0180 Oslo Til redaksjonen, Det har den siste uken festet seg en oppfatning i media om [...]

Climate “refugees” – The unsolved questions

Posted on 05. Jun, 2011 by Lan Marie in Uncategorized

Climate “refugees” – The unsolved questions

Where will the inhabitants of small island nations go if or when their country becomes uninhabitable? What rights should they have in their new home? What citizen status would they have? Would they still be a country? How can a completely displaced population be governed? And should climate refugees really have special international legal protection?

Will there be no more floods?

Posted on 30. Apr, 2011 by Lan Marie in Interview, Religion

Will there be no more floods?

God promised Noah there would be no more floods. How does a society, where Christianity is a major part of everyday life and a prerequisite for social acceptance, receive messages of submergence and sea level rise?

Dumb dogs: Mammals on Tuvalu

Posted on 19. Apr, 2011 by Lan Marie in Bits, Life

Dumb dogs: Mammals on Tuvalu

On Tuvalu the only mammals (in addition to humans) are pigs, cats, rats and dogs.

99 ways to use a coconut #7

Posted on 16. Apr, 2011 by Lan Marie in Bits, Coconut

99 ways to use a coconut #7

Sleeping is an important part of life on Tuvalu. It is the ultimate time killer – if you don’t have anything to do, if you have eaten too much, if you are too hot or if you are just bored – JUST SLEEP – siesta can be at any time of the day!

Tuvaluan children sharing their thoughts on Climate change

Posted on 16. Apr, 2011 by Lan Marie in Adaptation to climate change, Consequences of Climate Change on Tuvalu, Sustainability

Tuvaluan children sharing their thoughts on Climate change

Do you wonder what Tuvaluan children think about climate change? We did a workshop with 32 twelve and thirteen year olds and was amazed by their knowledge.

Pacific islands fighting for their tuna

Posted on 13. Apr, 2011 by Lan Marie in Fishery, Sustainability, economy

Pacific islands fighting for their tuna

- We small pacific islands don’t have the resources to take the risks of investing in big fishing vessels. But as our fish is often the only source of revenue that we have it is important for our
long-term benefit to manage our resources sustainably and at the same time ensure that we are reaping a fair return for our tuna resources from fishing.

99 ways to use a coconut #6

Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 by Lan Marie in Bits, Coconut

99 ways to use a coconut #6


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