Kiribati is one of several low-lying countries under threat from rising sea levels
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Kiribati's fight to survive amid climate change

As world leaders try to hammer out a deal on climate change in Paris, a number of Pacific nations will be watching with interest.

Few nations are as vulnerable to climate change as Kiribati, a nation of low-lying atolls which barely peek out above the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

President Anote Tong says the country could be under water in a matter of decades, and he is calling for a moratorium on coal mines.

Timothy McDonald went to Kiribati to find out more about the challenges facing the country.

  • 08 Dec 2015